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The infamous drug dealer Alberto "Alpo" Martinez in 1988.

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

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

Drug kingpin Alberto “Alpo” Martinez, who Cam’ron’s Rico character in Paid In Full was based on, was sentenced to 35 years in prison in 1991 after striking a deal on 14 counts of murder. He had been facing life in prison with the possibility of the death sentence. Word is he was released in 2015 …

Drug kingpin Alberto “Alpo” Martinez, who Cam’ron’s Rico character in Paid In Full was based on, was sentenced to 35 years in prison in 1991 after striking a deal on 14 counts of murder. He had been facing life in prison with the possibility of the death sentence. Word is he was released in 2015 …

Harlem Drug Lord Alberto ‘Alpo’ Martinez aka ‘Rico’ Released From Federa...

Harlem Drug Lord Alberto ‘Alpo’ Martinez aka ‘Rico’ Released From Federa.

A recent photo of former street legend Alpo Martinez and son Gumby.

A recent photo of former street legend Alpo Martinez and son Gumby.

Alberto "Alpo" Martinez Spotted For The First Time in Decades | All Black Media

Alberto "Alpo" Martinez Spotted For The First Time in Decades | All Black Media

Dramacydal Tv Docs: The "Alpo" Martinez Story (Video)

Dramacydal Tv Docs: The “Alpo” Martinez Story (Video)

Editorial: NYC Drug Kingpin Alberto 'Alpo' Martinez Released From Prison

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Clockwise from top left: Eric B. & Rakim; customers from New Haven, with Dapper Dan at right; the drug dealer Alberto (Alpo) Martinez; the Olympic gold medallist Diane Dixon; Mike Tyson; the storefront in 1983.

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Clockwise from top left: Eric B. customers from New Haven, with Dapper Dan at right; the drug dealer Alberto (Alpo) Martinez; the Olympic gold medallist Diane Dixon; the storefront in

Mayor of Harlem: Alberto "Alpo" Martinez - Google Search

Mayor of Harlem: Alberto "Alpo" Martinez - Google Search