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Prodigy, The Ellsworth Bumpy Johnson Story

As one half of the infamous Mobb Deep, Prodigy embodied the gritty street tales of Noir York City. Now a free man after serving a three-year bid for weapons possession, the H.N.I.C. kicks that dun language once again on the quickstrike EP, The Ellsworth Bumpy Johnson Story. Anchored by production from Mobb stalwarts Sid Roams and The Alchemist and punctuated by audio clips from the 1997 crime film Hoodlum, the brief project finds a renewed P spitting like the lyrical menace he once was. Perhaps more focused than he’s ever been in years, his renewed hunger is evident on the album’s ...

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