Hodari Sababu appears in the documentary Hood Life: A Hip Hop Guided Tour of Compton tour, which includes a story of his stepson’s (alleged) stripping past.
In the film, put together by Pitchfork Media, Sababu gives a tour of areas in Compton, like the “stroll” on Long Beach Blvd. After explaining how to differentiate a prostitute who may have HIV/AIDS from a healthy specimen, he delves into the story of opening the strip joint with Game’s mom. “Me and Game’s mom, we started a male exotic club. What we used to do we used to come get guys fresh out of jail, you know they was buffed up and they needed money. A lot of these guys can’t go and fill out an application and get a job, but hey if they look good, they been working out, we put ‘em on. We get ‘em a thousand bucks a week.”
As for Game, his stripping career was short-lived. “Jayceon danced maybe twice, and 50 Cent will not let him forget it. Somehow, somebody got pictures of him dancing in that club with his g-string on, and boy, boy, boy.”
Sababu goes on to talk about his stepson’s achievements, maintaining that he has no problem telling the story because he’s not on Game’s “payroll.”
Of course the father of three has yet to respond , and being that some of the scenes show his stepfather standing on Hollywood Blvd. behind a sign that says “tours,” his motive might just be to get publicity.
But either way, a dude making it clap in a g-string isn’t gangsta. Is it?