News: Prodigy Packs Bags & Drops Jewels For Post-Jail Road Trip
Wednesday, Mar 2, 2011 11:55AM
Mobb Deep's Prodigy is preparing to kick off a a ten-venue book tour following his jail release set for next week.
In support of an upcoming biography, Capital P's road trip will start-up in mid-April.
Prodigy doesn't plan on wasting any time once he is freed from prison on Monday, March 7. Along with reuniting with his Mobb Deep partner, Havoc, in the studio, to work on a new group LP, the Queens-bred MC will be releasing his memoir, My Infamous Life: The Autobiography of Mobb Deep's Prodigy, on April 19. In celebration of the tome hitting shelves, P will be embarking on a 10-date book tour throughout the East Coast. Starting on Thursday, April 21 at New York University, P will continue to make stops at Yale, Morgan State University, Howard University and several Barnes and Noble locations, where he will read excerpts and sign copies of his book. (XXL Mag)
Last December, details about P's book release hit the Internet.
Scheduled for release from prison next month after a three year sentence on gun possession charges, Mobb Deep emcee Prodigy has an autobiography set to hit bookstores in Spring 2011. Titled My Infamous Life: The Autobiography of Mobb Deep's Prodigy, the book was penned by Prodigy and Laura Checkoway and sees release on April 19th, 2011 via Touchstone Books. (Soul Culture)
The autobiography will cover P's life behind bars and early uprising into hip-hop.
The first project to drop from the rapper post-prison will be his upcoming autobiography titled My Infamous Life: The Autobiography of Mobb Deep's Prodigy. The book centers around Prodigy's upbringing, his career as a superstar rapper along with Mobb Deep member Havoc, his various altercations throughout his colorful career and his time behind bars. (All Hip Hop)
Set to return home next Monday (March 7), P is wrapping up the final days of a gun possession conviction dating back four years ago.
Mobb Deep rapper Prodigy has been sentenced to three-and-a-half years behind bars after pleading guilty to a weapons charge dating back to 2006. Authorities say Prodigy was pulled over in downtown Manhattan after he was spotted driving in the opposite direction on a one-way street in an attempt to claim a parking spot. A search of the car turned up an unlicensed .22-caliber pistol. He will begin his sentence January 2008. (Hip Hop Galaxy)
Check out Havoc speaking on Prodigy down below: