18 episodes

The stories of hip hop history told by the people who lived them. Season 1: Chris Lighty was a giant in hip-hop. He managed Foxy Brown, Fat Joe, Missy Elliott, Busta Rhymes, LL Cool J, 50 Cent—anyone who was anyone worked with Lighty. But in 2012 he was found dead at his home in the Bronx, a death that left the music world reeling. In this podcast miniseries from Gimlet Media and Loud Speakers Network, we tell the story of Chris Lighty, from the first breakbeat to the last heartbeat.

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The stories of hip hop history told by the people who lived them. Season 1: Chris Lighty was a giant in hip-hop. He managed Foxy Brown, Fat Joe, Missy Elliott, Busta Rhymes, LL Cool J, 50 Cent—anyone who was anyone worked with Lighty. But in 2012 he was found dead at his home in the Bronx, a death that left the music world reeling. In this podcast miniseries from Gimlet Media and Loud Speakers Network, we tell the story of Chris Lighty, from the first breakbeat to the last heartbeat.

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
2.4K Ratings

2.4K Ratings

LAtotheRA ,

Technicolor Reggie O

I devoured every Mogul episode (some multiple times) as it came it in 2017. Reggie’s storytelling and compassion, especially his handling of DV, stood out and moved me. So much so, that I emailed him to tell him that - two years ago to the day of episode, July 31, 2017. He was kind enough to reply personally and show his gratitude. When I heard he passed, I was so glad that I had taken the chance to let him know how much he impacted me. Thank you for sharing Reggie’s story with us all and letting us know even more just how wonderful a human he was. And telling me about the Combat Jack show, which I had no knowledge of, unfortunately. Doing my best to live in the technicolor and surround sound, now also with Reggie in mind. Lara

comegetpapabear ,

Incredible

This is very well done. It’s an awesome and entertaining history of hip hop. I’ve listened to al the episodes multiple times. Love it! Reggie Ossé needs to put out more!

Update: Incredible tribute episode to The GOAT. Beautiful episode, had me in tears. Thank you

ElevenKrause ,

Great

This is a wonderful podcast. Well-written, compelling. I love hearing this story. I just can’t figure out the logic behind the bra ads in every episode. Is that really the target audience here?

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