• Mama, I’m in Love with a Gangsta

  • By: Joy
  • Narrated by: Ida Belle
  • Length: 9 hrs and 40 mins
  • 4.4 out of 5 stars (510 ratings)

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Publisher's Summary

Baby Girl McCoy was given her name when her mother couldn't even be bothered to give her another one in the hospital after she gave birth. Baby Girl was the product of rape, and she spends her life in a quest for a father figure. Never in a million years did she imagine that she'd find it in the man that she does.

With a good head on her shoulders and a forgiving heart, Harlem Lee Jones discovers that some things in life must still be accounted for. She may have allowed her heart to find its way to God, but the devil is surely lurking close behind. Has she really left her mean-street ways behind her?These two dramatic stories filled with pain, heartache, and ghetto love, remind listeners that you can take the girl away from the ghetto, but she'll always manage to find her way back.

©2008 Joy (P)2017 Blackstone Publishing, and Urban Audiobooks

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  • 01-18-19

The narrator and those long pauses!

The performance is horriblllleeee. Those long ass pauses! Lawd this probably isn’t something you shouldn’t do full time. This what made the story boring at some point. I found myself saying damn girl hurry up!

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excellent

this book kept me wanting to read more thank you joy. keep it up. 🌟🌟

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Narrator was terrible

She paused way to much through out the story I almost stopped listening. It was frustrating and annoying. The story was good so I finished it but it was hard

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Nice Read

This book shows you how not to judge a book by its cover. Everyone's up bringing is not the same.

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H-O-R-R-I-B-L-E

Soooooo….. did the narrator just learn to read or nah? I couldn’t get past chapter 4. Thank God I didn’t have to pay for this mess!!

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Just couldn't get into book ..ugh

Couldn't get pass chapter4 ....just that bad
I tried , just not for me.

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The narrator did not deliver...I struggled to finish because her delivery was horrible. should have done a test run before recording. sorry

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The irony that the main character couldn’t read and the narrator can’t either lol good book overall though…

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Hard to follow

The reading of this story was off and it made it hard to follow and get into

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Great story

This was a great story line! The narrator did pause a lot to get her words together and stumbled a few times here and there but her voice was great for the story and she played the roles well- that part 2 of the story I didn’t see coming but I loved it! I hope it’s a part 3!