Prodigy Died and This is What I Felt

Prodigy died and so I called one of my friends, someone who had known him.

He hadn’t known him particularly well, but over the years they’d done some business together. He said that every time he saw him — even as recently as two weeks ago — Prodigy was always cordial. He’d ask how he was, and sometimes offer to do things (like record guest verses) at bargain bin rates, which you wouldn’t expect a legendary artist to do at this stage of his career.

Or, maybe you would. As it is with artists whom the spotlight has long since left behind, and…