Gangsta films rise or fall on their credibility; fortunately for this crime drama, the convincing cast members don't seem like hip-hop thugs from Central Casting. On Oct.10, 1991, three young hoodlums reflect on their childhood friendship and set aside their current estrangement to face a crew of dope-dealers. Headed for an ambush devised by their boss, Benny (Clarence Williams lll), the buddies Tristan (Allen Payne), E-Bone (William Johnson) and Money (Aaron D. Spears) decide to go out in a blaze of glory. There had originally four musketeers, but Benny had recently ordered a hit on their buddy Simon (Michael Bear Taliferro). Tristan starts a film-long flashback by ...