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Prodigy, from the legendary hip-hop group Mobb Deep, launches Akashic’s new Infamous Books imprint with a story of loyalty, vengeance, and greed.

The Half That’s Never Been Told: The Real-Life Reggae Adventures of Doctor Dread

A passionate memoir and fearless behind-the-scenes look at the personal lives of the biggest reggae stars in the world.

Tender Headed

Tender Headed, selected by Camille Rankine as a winner of the 2022 National Poetry Series, is a musical and formally playful meditation on Black identity and masculinity

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