Chrissie is a seventeen year old African American who was raised in Compton. She lived with her mother until she died from cancer, so she begin living in Chicago with her dad, and his family. Chrissie sees no way she can live or make it in her Dad's house. So she's looking for the nearest exit. Chrissie sees the life outside of Compton and gets involve with drugs in her dad's side of town, but she has to fight her way to achieve her goals with her bitchy stepsister and step mama trying to bring her down every chance they get.