“He’s the Babe Ruth of crack dealing,” US Attorney Eric Holder said at the time and when a detective tried to serve him with a grand jury subpoena in connection with a shooting Edmond arranged to meet the detective at a certain time on a street corner. “Exactly at that time, Rayful pulled up in a white stretch limo with a driver,” the detective reported. And city educators knew about Rayful too. “The youth of this city know more about Rayful Edmond than great civil rights leaders,” a District high school teacher complained and she was right. The man who was so fresh he got 3 haircuts a week and who 20/20 called the $300 million dollar man has gone down in infamy. His story, one of brutality, power, money, murder and betrayal deserves its place in the annals of black American gangsters. And here it is, straight from the penitentiary, The Rayful Edmond story, uncut and uncensored.
“I was real jazzy. I’m like let’s try to have a lot of class.” Rayful Edmond
“They said he had fags up in the limo.” Da Kid from SE
“I made between 35 to 40 million easy.” Rayful Edmond
“They said slim had some rather homosexual tendencies.” The DC Hustler
“Just having a lot of street knowledge and being honest and putting a lot of work into it.” Rayful Edmond on building his crack empire