Calvin "Klein" Bacote Talks About His Former Drug Kingpin Days & History With Jay Z

During the ’80s and ’90s, Calvin “Klein” Bacote was one of the most feared stick-up men in New York City. Following his brothers footsteps, Calvin made his own way in the drug game and says,


“When I did I took it by storm.”


In 1989 he took a case for a teenaged Jay Z.  Calvin said Jay Z was willing to take the charge.


“He never had anybody like myself  that he looked up to so much.”



Watch as Calvin “Klein” Bacote sits down with Complex and tells his story.


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