• Reflections

  • By: Iceberg Slim
  • Narrated by: uncredited
  • Length: 50 mins
  • Speech
  • Release date: 14-10-08
  • Language: English
  • Publisher: Uproar Entertainment
  • 4.5 out of 5 stars 4.6 (5 ratings)

Editor reviews

Iceberg Slim, known as the literary progenitor of gangster rap, was incarcerated several times in his life for pimping, along with many other crimes. During his last stretch in prison, Slim wrote the autobiographical best seller Pimp, which provided an unflinching look at the criminal underworld he frequented.
In 1976, Slim recorded Reflections, a collection of spoken word performances against a jazz background by the Red Holloway Quartet. Slim is a true raconteur who enjoys the sounds of words as much as their meanings, setting his tales of sex, drugs, money, and violence to rhyming couplets. Listeners will find this unique, street-smart recording an irresistible masterpiece.
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Summary

At the age of 18, Iceberg Slim was initiated into "the life". Predominately in Chicago, he was incarcerated several times for pimping, along with several other crimes. During his last stretch in prison he wrote "Pimp" which sold over 6 million copies. In 1976 Slim made this recording, "Reflections", the poignant and memorable recounting of many of his true life experiences. The stories told are not easily forgotten and leave their indelible mark on the listener.
©2008 Iceberg Slim; (P)2008 Uproar Entertainment
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5 out of 5 stars
By Amazon Customer on 25-05-18

COLD AS SHIT

I loved this and it told me a great lesson about life and what I have to do
to ...and how to treat the STREET

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5 out of 5 stars
By jessica little on 19-03-18

Wish there were more Iceberg Slim books on Audable

Brilliant. Will listen to this again and again. Wish the full biography was available here.

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