Welcome to Flint, Michigan ... Malek Johnson's hustle is the basketball court, and he's destined for the pros straight out of high school. He finds love in the super fine girl everyone calls Halleigh, and he promises her that he will take her out of the hood. When Halleigh's virginity is traded in exchange for her mother's drug tab, their dream spirals out of control and they are quickly separated and sucked into the life that they have so desperately tried to avoid. Malek becomes affiliated with the North Side's biggest kingpin and quickly rises to the top of the ranks, while Halleigh is sucked into the streets by Manolo, the South Side's biggest pimp. ... Will Halleigh and Malek's love be strong enough to bring them back together?--P.  of cover.