The Notorious East Harlem Purple Gang, In Little Italy, New York, 1970’s-1980’s

The East Harlem Purple Gang was a semi-independent gang of Italian American hit-men and heroin dealers who, according to federal prosecutors, dominated heroin distribution in East Harlem and the Bronx Continue Reading →

Pleasant Avenue Home Of Rao’s, The Purple Gang, The Giglio Society And More In The East Harlem 1879 –

Pleasant Avenue is a north-south street in the East Harlem neighborhood that begins at E. 114th Street and ends at E. 120th Street. Follow Harlem World Magazine on Youtube and Continue Reading →

116th Street Crew In “Little Italy” Harlem NY, 1890s –

The 116th Street crew, also known as the Uptown crew, is a powerful crew within the Genovese crime family. In the early 1960s, Anthony Salerno became one of the most powerful capos Continue Reading →

Harlem’s Cameron “Cam’Ron” Ezike Giles

Cameron Ezike Giles (born February 4, 1976), better known by his stage nameCam’ron (formerly Killa Cam), is an American rapper, actor and entrepreneur from Harlem, New York. Follow Harlem World Magazine Continue Reading →