DuShane West just finished doing eight years in prison. With Freedom finally within his grasp, he begins to gain insight into his past mistakes vowing to be the father he never was to his two sons. He hasn’t seen his oldest son, Chauncey, due to his mother refusing to let old grudges die. His younger son Isaiah’s mother did her best to maintain a relationship between him and his son despite the prison walls dividing them.
DuShane returns home to the challenges of fatherhood and living a productive life…but his past keeps calling! Fats, his old crimee and leader of the ‘Black Rose Family,’ awaits his return, only to find him no longer receptive to the philosophy of his former clique.
As Fats was known for saying: “Family Comes First!” Question is… which ‘Family’ will DuShane choose?
Right now, I'm sitting in this cell restless because I'm getting out of this cesspool in a week! It's been eight years and 28 days, but who's counting? It's a little late in the game to be getting impatient, but all of a sudden, I've got a NY State of Mind. Damn! Eight years...