Rich Porter & Alpo Martinez. Teenage drug lords in Harlem during the 80's. The movie paid in full is based on their lives

Teenage drug lords in Harlem during the The movie paid in full is based on their lives

Rich Porter and Alpo Martinez

Rich Porter and Alpo Martinez

In this week’s issue, Kelefa Sanneh writes about Dapper Dan, a designer who co-opted luxury-brand logos out of his Harlem boutique, creating one-of-a-kind outfits for hip-hop artists, rappers, and gangsters in the '80s (sub req): http://nyr.kr/15P9K20 Click through for a slide show of photographs of some of Dapper Dan’s custom outfits, like those in the photo above, worn by drug dealer Alberto (Alpo) Martinez in 1988: http://nyr.kr/ZHROm8

Dapper Dan’s Designs

Gallery: Dapper Dan's Greatest CreationsThe infamous drug dealer Alberto "Alpo" Martinez in 1988

A True Definition of a Snitch: NYC Drug Kingpin Alberto “Alpo” Martinez Is Released From Prison – WORLDWRAPFEDERATION.COM

NYC Drug Kingpin Alberto “Alpo” Martinez Is Released From Prison

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Rap and Gangland: Drugs, Guns, Hustle and Flow - Gorilla Convict

Harlem Drug Legend Alpo Martinez Is Free From Jail

The Alberto “Alpo” Martinez story is a one of a kind tale of the Harlem streets. They have made movies about Alpo, Azie and Rich Porter.

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