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Based On a True Story

by Insane Ways

We are not your ordinary rappers, we are ghetto poets. This album is about experiences we have lived and point of views that you can get by growing up in the streets of East Los Angeles and South Central in the gang banging culture.
Genre: Hip-Hop/Rap: Gangsta Rap
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1. Demonstration
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2. Based On a True Story
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3. Mexican Dream
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4. Street Marines
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5. Wanna Be's
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6. Assassinations Attempts
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7. Self Destructive & Demented
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8. Rap Game
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9. 13 Rounds
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10. City With No Pity
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11. Coming from LA
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12. Running from the One Time
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13. Cali Natural High
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14. Out of Towners
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15. Final Curtain
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ABOUT THIS ALBUM


Album Notes
They call me 'E' Born in East Los Angeles, my father left when I was a few months old. Me and my mother bounced back and forth with family that lived in ruff neighborhoods like South Central and East LA. My role-models were wife beaters, gangsters, killers, and even drug dealers. Quickly I learned to pick up the trade of gang banging and by my late teens I was a menace, a ruthless suicidal individual full of rage. I don't have to tell you the consequences of those bad choices I made, In and out of prison, been shot, been stabbed, I did this and I did that, earning my stripes with scars and lost time. I became the shot caller in my hood by the age of 24, by then i had mastered the art of being a gangster. I no longer had to dirty my hands no more, I had an army of gangsters personally being trained by me ready to jump if I said jump. But I decided to turn my life around in my late 20's when I got out of prison and seen what it put my wife and 3 young kids through. I started working and saved money and started my own company in the dump truck business. With in the first six months my business blossomed and soon after I became wealthy and power full by working hard and legit. I even started hiring my homeboys getting them of the streets, getting them cleaned up of drugs and sober. I was giving them the example of work hard for your money and succeed, I moved into a four bedroom house in a expensive neighborhood, I had 2 dump trucks a nice luxury car. I was living the so called American Dream, but just like that in an instant a police agency out here in LA thought that I was a Drug Lord or a Mafia member or something of that nature, since I fit the description they started investigating me for months, harassing me, raiding my house thinking they would find something but they never did. Finally when they realized I was legit they started looking into my dump truck business and they through the book at me with California health code violations. They arrested me and charged me with 6 bogus felonies for caring a couple of gallons of paint thinner with out the proper hazardous licence!!!! Long story short my prison priors came up in court and I couldn't get away from having to do prison time! The judge and the D.A. only seen a known gang member and my criminal past. I lost my home my business my trucks because they sentence me to 2 years, plus they had the nerve to send me to Pelican Bay, the most notorious prison in California!!! So u can Imaging how I was feeling while I was one thousand miles away from my home town in a super max prison doing a 2 year term because I decided to pick up a few gallons of paint thinner!! I decided to write a book while incarcerated about mi life experiences growing up, gang banging and the injustice. When I paroled in 2011 I ran into my homeboy that raps and he invited me to one of his shows in riverside and I agreed to go. Once he went up on stage he invited me to go up there with him and I did. The crowds energy hyped me up and I got hooked on it. I asked my boy to take me to the recording studio with him. I took my book that I wrote in prison and converted it into song lyrics and went to the studio and started busting like if I had done it all my life, on that day I decide to start a Rapping Group Insane Ways, I recruited 3 of my homeboys (Te Tumbo)-(Wicked)-(Pops) Six months later another homeboy of mine jumped on the Insane Ways wagon (Snipes) is his name, he is a marine and a business owner now but also grew up in East LA in the gang culture until he became a U.S. marine. While in tour in the Iraq war he also wrote a lot of poetry and lyrics. He brought genius concepts ideas for songs in this album. Together we have created some extraordinary songs, we are a perfect balanced team. He invested not only a lot of his money, but a lot of his time with a passion. It only took us a little over a year to complete this album, not bad for beginners. I promise you will not regret it if you purchase our album, I'm sure you will appreciate it. We at the Insane Ways Thanks You for your support.

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