“Newyorican” is based on the true life story of AC Cruz, born and raised in Brooklyn, New York by Puerto Rican parents. Desperate to care for a dysfunctional family, Cruz leaves school in the 7th grade to sell drugs on the city streets. Dealing cocaine, heroin and crack before turning 18, Cruz experiences life in the fast lane with money, guns, cars and women in a dangerous game that lands the author from rags to riches and back several times over. How does an adolescent become known as "the Kid," the unspoken gang leader and money manager for hundreds of thousands of dollars moving monthly through the business?
Read this true story and be taken inside the fascinating life of AC Cruz.