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.

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The Team

Matthew Nelson

Matthew is a Development Producer at Gimlet. Prior to joining Gimlet, he reported and produced features for the BBC World Service, NPR, and CBC.

Eric Eddings

Eric co-hosts The Nod at Gimlet. He also co-hosted For Colored Nerds, an independent podcast about race, news and pop culture with @bmluse. Prior to working at Gimlet, he helped nonprofits and foundations develop digital strategies at Fenton.

Meg Driscoll

Meg is a producer at Gimlet. Before joining the team, she worked at The Colbert Report and The Late Show with Stephen Colbert. She crochets constantly.

Haley Shaw

Haley is an audio engineer and creates sound design and music for Gimlet. Previously, she worked as a mixing engineer and composer for films, and has engineered for WNYC and Manhattan Film Institute. She likes ~weird~ sounds.