Reverse-Gentrification of the Literary World

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July 2013 News & Features

(Video) Prodigy on The Breakfast Club

Prodigy visits Power 105.1’s The Breakfast Club to talk about writing, Infamous Books (Akashic’s newest imprint that Prodigy launched with his novella: H.N.I.C.), being from Queens, and his new album, with Alchemist, Albert Einstein.

“The Murdered Ghost” by Timmy Reed

There was a murdered corpse found across the street from us, on the top floor of the vacant house at the end of the block, across the alley from the KFC. The house is no longer vacant. It has been renovated and new tenants have moved into the apartment where the body was found. There are only a couple of vacant houses left in the row now, and all of the units on our side of the street are full; I see the windows lit up like eyes in the masonry on my way home at night. The neighborhood is changing . . .