1: . | From a town in Harlem, Greg Harris, know as Slam for his skills on the basketball court has the heart to become the next big thing.
3: His town inst the best with all the bullying and violence going on. But he manages to block it all out and focus on life.
4: He lives a simple life with his mother and his brother. He helps take care of his family and knows when somethings wrong.
5: His mom gets upset alot because her and slams dad got a divorce. His dad tries to come back into his life like hes been there all his life for him.
6: He gets into fights and struggles in school. People always are bringing him down and tried to mess with him, he doesn't want to fight but will defend himself.
7: He soon finds out if he don't bring his grades up he cant play ball. Slam studies hard to bring them up.
8: Slams friends support him on everything he does. | There always there for him on his good and bad days.
9: In the mix of all this he also is having girl problems. He cant let all this stuff get in his head if he wants to pursue his dream of being a ball player.
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14: If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away.
16: Music is the movement of sound to reach the soul for the education of its virtue.
21: Without music, life would be a mistake.
23: I need drama in my life to keep making music.
24: A painter paints pictures on canvas. But musicians paint their pictures on silence.
25: My music fights against the system that teaches to live and die. | Music is my religion.