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WNYC
When the rapper Prodigy suffered a sickle cell crisis after a Las Vegas concert in 2017, his friends didn’t think much of it at first: they were used to him getting sick. But a few days later, he died. The Realness goes behind Prodigy’s music to reveal his lifelong struggle against his own body, and how that struggle informed his lyrics and fueled his success.

The Realness by Only Human is produced by WNYC Studios, a listener-supported producer of leading podcasts including Radiolab, Snap Judgment, Death, Sex & Money, Nancy and On the Media.
Premiere Date |
2018-07-16
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#TheRealness
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8 Available Episodes (8 Total)Average duration: 00:25:08
Aug 03 | 00:29:57
Episode 6: Missing You
Jul 30 | 00:31:09
Episode 5: Go See About the God
Jul 27 | 00:35:07
Episode 4: The Most Racist Judge in Nassau County
Jul 25 | 00:18:20
A "Realness" B-Side: Roxanne Shanté
Jul 23 | 00:23:04
Episode 3: Son, They Shook
Jul 20 | 00:29:26
Episode 2: T'Chaka
Jul 19 | 00:30:12
Episode 1: This Sunny Day Right Here
Jul 16 | 00:03:55
Introducing The Realness: The Untold story of Albert “Prodigy” Johnson
Amazing Podcast !
Aug 07, 2018 by Yohann

If you want to know more about Prodigy's life, the famous MC from the Hip Hop group Mobb Deep, this show is for you. Not only this podcast is focusing on his career, but most importantly on his sickness (sickle cell) and how his struggle influenced his music through the years. Lots of great insights from guests as well. All the Hip Hop fans out there, listen and enjoy.

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