December 14, 1988
After the untimely death of his brother Junebug, Jack Spade returns to his old neighborhood from his time in the Army. The cause of Junebug's death is determined by the authorities to be an overdose of gold chains. Jack seeks revenge for Junebug's death, focusing his attention a powerful crime lord by the name of Mr. Big. He forms an army of sorts and seeks some sort of solace for his brother's death and to clean up the streets.