How Cash Money Got the Rights to Iceberg Slim’s Work

May 17, 2011  |  

(SOHH) — I think the influence of my father’s books really comes from [courtesy of] the Internet. If it wasn’t for the Internet, we would have never really taken hold of his book catalogue. His royalties weren’t really good. My father passed away in 1992 and not too much later, around 199, my sister started doing a little bit of research.  It seemed like my father was already out there but the Internet definitely helped spread his works out a lot. I was very pleased and a bit surprised to see there was so much about him out there, especially in different languages. So we started realizing my father had a big thing going on. I was very proud. He was a great writer and a really good dad, something he never writes about. That story was never told.

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