“With a number one record and a little fanbase of my own, I was on top of the world… and then I wasn’t.”
Fresh out of high school and ready to focus on her true passion, teen rapper Monroe Westbrook is eager to step out of her famous siblings’ shadows and prove that she’s a star in her own right. Her lyrics are dope, her name is hot, and she’ll do whatever it takes to ride that wave.
All she needs now is the support of Tailyn, the big sister who doesn’t think Monroe is ready for the gritty details of fame. Tailyn’s longtime rival sees Monroe’s boundless potential, though, and is ready to capitalize on it, forcing Monroe to face the biggest decision of her young life. When she makes her choice, tensions are high, but the smoke does clear, and Monroe can focus on staying on top of the charts and fanning the flames of her kindling romance.
That is, of course, until the first body drops…
The introduction of one of the story's possible antagonists. To teenaged Monroe, Marshawn is irresistible, and she's smart enough to know that she's not the only woman he makes feel that way.
Deeper Than Rap
Marshawn “Civil” Bryce was another rapper who had come up around the same time as Tailyn. With a flow as nice as his chocolate skin and a raw sex appeal, he was used to having women do what he asked of them, and I was no different. His sexy southern drawl held a type of power I’d never seen in a man.