A True Definition of a Snitch: NYC Drug Kingpin Alberto “Alpo” Martinez Is Released From Prison – WORLDWRAPFEDERATION.COM

A True Definition of a Snitch: NYC Drug Kingpin Alberto “Alpo” Martinez Is Released From Prison – WORLDWRAPFEDERATION.COM

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Alberto Geddis "Alpo" Martinez is a Puerto Rican former drug dealer who rose to prominence alongside Azie Faison and Rich Porter in the mid 1980s in Harlem during the War on Drugs.

Alberto Geddis "Alpo" Martinez is a Puerto Rican former drug dealer who rose to prominence alongside Azie Faison and Rich Porter in the mid 1980s in Harlem during the War on Drugs.

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In this week’s issue, Kelefa Sanneh writes about Dapper Dan, a designer who co-opted luxury-brand logos out of his Harlem boutique, creating one-of-a-kind outfits for hip-hop artists, rappers, and gangsters in the '80s (sub req): http://nyr.kr/15P9K20 Click through for a slide show of photographs of some of Dapper Dan’s custom outfits, like those in the photo above, worn by drug dealer Alberto (Alpo) Martinez in 1988: http://nyr.kr/ZHROm8

In this week’s issue, Kelefa Sanneh writes about Dapper Dan, a designer who co-opted luxury-brand logos out of his Harlem boutique, creating one-of-a-kind outfits for hip-hop artists, rappers, and gangsters in the '80s (sub req): http://nyr.kr/15P9K20 Click through for a slide show of photographs of some of Dapper Dan’s custom outfits, like those in the photo above, worn by drug dealer Alberto (Alpo) Martinez in 1988: http://nyr.kr/ZHROm8

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Alpo Martinez

Alpo Martinez

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RAST – Alpo Martinez (Ride or Die)

RAST – Alpo Martinez (Ride or Die)

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‘Paid In Full’ Drug Kingpin And Informant Alberto “Alpo” Martinez Returns To The Streets

‘Paid In Full’ Drug Kingpin And Informant Alberto “Alpo” Martinez Returns To The Streets

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