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Part 6: August 30, 2012

August 30th, 2012. A day that shook hip hop.

July 28, 2017

Part 5: How Heavy It Was

In this episode: cold hard cash.

July 21, 2017

Part 4: Gucci Boots

Lighty is at the top of his game.

July 13, 2017

Mogul Cameo: Warren G.

This Cameo is from Warren G.

July 10, 2017

Mogul Cameo: Maseo

Welcome to Mogul Cameo.

July 10, 2017

Exclusive: Fat Joe

Fat Joe is one hell of a storyteller.

July 6, 2017

Part 3: Rice Pilaf

Chris Lighty meets Warren G.

June 29, 2017

Part 2: Not Just Me and Snakes

Chris is headed for the big time.

June 23, 2017

Part 1: That Beat, That Beat Right There

Let’s start at the end—at a funeral. All the brightest stars in the hip-hop universe are gathered to mourn the death of Chris Lighty. He was their friend, their brother, their late-night confidant, the man who discovered them, or saved their careers, or made them millionaires. He was a hip-hop legend. But to understand how…

June 16, 2017


One man’s story, from the first breakbeat to the last heartbeat. A hip-hop miniseries from Gimlet Media and Loud Speakers Network, hosted by Reggie Ossé.

June 12, 2017