" In earlier previews of San Andreas, Smoke was seen wearing a white basketball jersey with no hat; his design was changed in the final version.However, a statue of Smoke in his "crack palace" has him wearing the outfit he sported in the previews.
Jackson, James Woods, Frank Vincent and Peter Fonda and prominent west coast rappers, MC Eiht, Ice-T, Frost and The Game. Tenpenny also forms an alliance with the Ballas and he convinces Big Smoke to betray the Grove Street Families. to Internal Affairs and leaves CJ with the task of digging a grave for Hernandez and himself whilst being held at gunpoint by Pulaski.
Five years ago Carl Johnson escaped from the pressures of life in Los Santos, San Andreas ... Tenpenny and his associates confront Carl "CJ" Johnson shortly after his return to Los Santos. Sometime later, Tenpenny is charged for racketeering, corruption, possession and use of narcotics and numerous sexual assaults.
However, Smoke does succeed in swaying Ryder (another high-ranking member of the Grove Street Families) to his side during a private meeting. During CJ's exile from Los Santos, Smoke formed an alliance with the Loco Syndicate (San Andreas' largest drug cartel) and became OG Loc's manager. At the height of his power, Smoke lives in a large, heavily fortified crack den, referred to as a "crack fortress", located deep within Ballas territory.
When CJ returns to Los Santos, he is initially unaware of Smoke's betrayal. H appeared twice at his home in Idlewood and he was constantly involved in confrontations with other gangs such as the Russian Mafia. He hides his criminal activities through his alliance with C. He lives in luxury and has the full protection of the Ballas and Vagos, who have unrivaled control over the streets.
Shortly after his return to Los Santos, CJ aids Ryder in acquiring firearms and weaponry for the Grove Street Families from a variety of locations including the home of a heavily armed war veteran (Colonel Fuhrberger), a forcibly stopped ammunition train and a National Guard weapons depot. As a result, the Grove Street Families lose power and influence and subsequently relinquish all of their territory to their rival gangs.
As CJ continues to re-establish himself within the ranks of the Grove Street Families, Ryder becomes increasingly jealous of him, despite his alliance with the Ballas. Ryder aids Big Smoke in establishing a drug trade with the Loco Syndicate (San Andreas' largest drug cartel), which floods Los Santos with crack cocaine.As with previous installments, San Andreas features several major, supporting and minor characters.Many high-profile celebrities have voiced these characters in the game including crime film veterans, Samuel L. Prior to the events of the game, Tenpenny and his associate, Eddie Pulaski force their new recruit, Jimmy Hernandez to murder their colleague, Officer Ralph Pendelbury after Pendelbury tries to expose their corruption.Sweet stops him, saying that there's no need to leave any evidence."Just a cop killed in a traffic accident" says Sweet.We can't all just get along.’” Melvin "Big Smoke" Harris is an antagonist in Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas. Big Smoke is introduced as a high-ranking member of the Grove Street Families and one of CJ's childhood friends.