Rapper Prodigy, shown above performing in New York City, published his debut novel, H.N.I.C., in 2013. Mike Lawrie/Getty Images hide caption

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The Underachievers' (Issa Gold is on the left, AK on the right) new album, Cellar Door: Terminus Ut Exordium, comes out Aug. 12. KCBLA/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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