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

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 is home FREE! | Don Diva Magazine

Alberto "ALPO" Martinez is home FREE! | Don Diva Magazine

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

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.

Alpo Martinez

Alpo Martinez

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