Mackdaddy: Legacy of a gangsta

Mackdaddy: Legacy of a gangsta

ABOUT Darrell King

Darrell King
Darrell King has been writing ever since the age of eight. His first published work of fiction was penned during the fall of 1976 as a student of Mary Field’s Elementary School on South Carolina’s Daufuskie Island. This effort, an adaptation of J.R.R. Tolkein’s “The Hobbit,” was  More...


The novel "MackDaddy: Legacy of a Gangsta," is a tale which chronicles the tumultuous life of DiAngelo Lovett, an intelligent and enterprising young man who embraces the dangerous world of drug trafficking and street gang affiliation. Set in Brooklyn, New York during the early 1970’s. The story begins with the Lovett family’s humble beginnings in the harsh projects of Fort Green. Early on in Elementary school, the young Lovett brothers Paco & DeAngelo face daily challenges from the neighbor hood bullies & toughs who direct constant aggression toward them because of their bi-racial ethnicity. Though life in the ghetto proves to be unpleasant at best for the young boys due to the fistfights and impoverished conditions, In due time the brothers come of age, gaining the respect and even admiration of their little thugged out peers.

A steady diet of back ally brawls instill hardcore courage within DiAngelo & Paco, thus setting them up for a main course in future criminal activity.