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Jemeker Thompson

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Episode 477: Jemeker Thompson: The Crack Queen of Compton

Sofa King Podcast

On this episode of the world famous Sofa King Podcast, we take a look at a very unique crime lord, the so-called Queen Pin of crack cocaine, Jemeker Thompson. She was overlooked by the competition and the feds since women didn’t deal drugs on that scale, but she is said to have been in control of virtually all crack coming in to South Central LA in the 1980s during their crack epidemic.Jemeker was born to a poor, single mother in South Central. She had five siblings. One fateful day, they all came home to find they had been evicted from their apartment. She looked at all her worldly possession sitting on the lawn and had no place to live. This lack of money and control set her on a path of greed and cunning.By high school, she was a talented enough runner to be training for the 1984 Olympics. At her meets she met a low end pot dealer named Anthony "Daff" Mosley. They fell in love, and she started to sell his pot in her high school. Eventually, she got addicted to the money and thrill and told Duff they needed to switch to cocaine. He refused. She didn’t. And the Queen Pin was born. She eventually learned how to make crack cocaine and shifted their business to this new drug. The first day, she sold half a key from her mother’s window. The next day, a full key. Within a week, she was selling multiple kilograms a day.They got rich fast. I’m talking, they moved into Michael Jackson’s neighborhood rich. (But only after Duff cheated on Jemeker, and she shot at him. It was an apology house.). It reached a point where everyone knew that they were the key to crack in LA and eventually most parts of the nation. Someone decided to shut them down by murdering Duff at a craps game. But he wasn’t in charge, and the empire just grew.What did Jemeker do to launder her money? How come her laundering business became successful enough for her to get out of the drug game (though she didn’t)? What happened with a courier was busted with 30 keys of coke on the way to Vegas? Did the CIA help her from getting arrested? What finally brought her down, and how did she go from the queen of crack and hair extensions to a minister? Listen, laugh, learn.Visit Our Sources: https://www.biography.com/crime-figure/jemeker-thompson https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jemeker_Thompson https://www.sunsigns.org/famousbirthdays/d/profile/jemeker-thompson/ https://law.justia.com/cases/federal/appellate-courts/F3/126/1032/497938/ https://listverse.com/2014/09/12/10-of-the-richest-and-most-powerful-female-crime-lords-ever/

1 May 2020

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Jemeker Thompson Episode

Flip Da Script Podcast

OnThe 146th Episode Of #FlipDaScript, The Duo sat down with Jemeker Hairston aka Jemeker "Queenpin" Thompson @Jemeker The former Queenpin who provided a lot of product in the '80s and for 3 hours Jemeker introduces her husband Champ Hairston, walks us through her childhood, talks about her hardship & much more. Jemeker opened a hair distribution business (of wigs and hair extensions) and sold it to celebrities. After being told on Jemeker did 12 out of 15 years & gave her life to the lord!! #PRESSPLAY

3hr 23mins

18 Feb 2020

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“Queen Pin” Pt. 2: Jemeker Thompson

Kingpins

In 1984, Queenpin Jemeker Thompson lost her husband Daff, when he was shot to death while playing dice. She would successfully run her empire without him, but it would all come crashing down, thanks in part, to her own son.Sponsors!Native - For $20 off a suitcase, visit AwayTravel.com/KING and use promo code KING during checkout! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

50mins

9 Aug 2019

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“Queen Pin” Pt. 1: Jemeker Thompson

Kingpins

In 1977, when she was only 15 years old, Jemeker Thompson entered the world of drug-dealing by dipping her toes into the weed business. And with the help of her boyfriend, Daff, she would expand into the cocaine business, and become one of the foremost narcotics distributors in Los Angeles at the time.Parcasters - This week on The Dark Side Of, we move on from Hollywood and start our exploration of the music industry. Our first episode details the myth of the 27 Club, you won't want to miss it! Subscribe to The Dark Side Of on Spotify, or wherever you listen to podcasts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

51mins

2 Aug 2019

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