Jade and Dionne Lacey were bored rich kids who lived a thugish life. Jade thought he was gonna be a superstar rapper. They both carried guns, sold drugs around the Gold Coast and enjoyed a spot of biffo. One day their love of violence went too far and ended in a brutal murder.
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