In the mean streets of Milwaukee, a.k.a. Killwaukee, everybody has a legal or illegal hustle. It's no different for Fame, a thorough hit-man, and his beautiful drug-dealing love interest at the moment, Promiss. The secret lives of these two young lovers threatens the one they hope to build together, as well as Danny Boy's, a young jack boy whose a member of a violent gang of goons with a love for taking that almighty dollar from wherever and whoever has it. But when an assassination attempt fails, the hot gossipy streets cause Fame to burn the city down and set Danny Boy off on a rampage to find out the truth. Then when Promiss's ex-lover suddenly shows up on her doorstep one morning, Fame's world is turned upside down.