07/27/2011 12:55 pm ET Updated Sep 26, 2011

My Infamous Life: The Audio Book Of Prodigy's Memoir Might Be The Best Rap Album Of The Year

Rappers are rarely as economical in conversation as they are in song. A good rap song thrills in its precision, its measured sentences overstuffed with images and ideas, delivered with a kind of gusto that you simply can't teach

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