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''Prodigy at one time was one of the best rappers in the game . . . he was close to being the best rapper in the game.'' --Jay-Z
''Albert 'Prodigy' Johnson and his partner, Kejuan 'Havoc' Mujita, used their hardcore street stories to forever change the rap game alongside fellow NYC titans Nas, the Notorious B.I.G., Jay-Z, and Wu-Tang Clan.'' --Village Voice
''We had our differences, which was really just hyped-up bull****. I wish everything for Prodigy . . . I just wish the best for him . . . And I would love to see them come back again. I would be the first person in the record store buying a Mobb album.'' --Nas
''Most of the groups that were around when New York's Mobb Deep debuted in 1993 have fallen to the wayside either because they could not stick together or fans no longer cared about their music. But the duo - Havoc and Prodigy - have not only remained allegiant to one another, they've maintained their status as one of the premier groups in hip-hop.'' --MTV News --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.
As one half of the hip-hop phenomenon Mobb Deep, ALBERT ''PRODIGY'' JOHNSON has sold millions of albums, performed throughout the world, and recorded with the elite of hip-hop, R&B, and rock with his signature style of hard-core, reality-based music. Born with the hereditary disease sickle-cell anemia, Prodigy has battled pain his entire life and is now promoting the importance of a healthy diet, spiritual enrichment, and a positive, productive lifestyle. He lives in Queens, New York, with his wife and three children.
Hip-hop has taken writer LAURA CHECKOWAY around the world. The former senior editor of Vibe magazine, she has penned revealing celebrity profiles and investigative features for numerous publications and is a regular contributor to RollingStone.com. As a documentary filmmaker, she continues to share stories that impact, haunt, and last. She lives in Brooklyn, New York. --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.
After you start reading this book....you can't put it down....if you are a true fan of MOBB DEEP and PRODIGY....get it DUNNY!!!Published 14 days ago by adam
Fantastic read. Whether you're a fan of Mobb Deep specifically, or a mid 90s New York hip hop fan, you won't put this book down until you're finished. Read morePublished 25 days ago by John B.
hooked me in but the fishing line broke. Interesting insight into hip hop figures in the 90's. He has quite the story, but there has been much controversy about the accuracy of... Read morePublished 11 months ago by Matthew P
I was never a fan of Prodigy as a rapper. This book, an autobiography grammatically molded by Laura Checkoway, is better than most of his verses. Read morePublished 14 months ago by Marcel Lee
It was awesome hearing the story from Prodigy the true emotion as he relived moments made it so genuine! Read morePublished 14 months ago by Monique Watson
I'd heard that he'd had a religious experience and had a message for young people. But I didn't find it in this book.Published 15 months ago by Susie
If you're an 80s baby and grew up on East Coast hip hop, this is a MUST! There is a story involving almost all of the heavy hitters from that time, from E Money Bags calling and... Read morePublished 16 months ago by TPR