The Gist: Juiceboxxx on his musical career, and black lives matter.

Milwaukee’s Finest Rapper on Springsteen, Energy Drinks, and Being in a Book

Milwaukee’s Finest Rapper on Springsteen, Energy Drinks, and Being in a Book

A daily news and culture podcast with Mike Pesca.
July 23 2015 7:54 PM

Step Inside the Juiceboxxx

In Part 2 of our series, The Gist’s favorite rapper describes what it’s like to be the subject of his friend’s new book.

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The next Juiceboxxx tour begins this Friday, with dates in Providence, Boston, Cleveland, Milwaukee, Chicago, Cincinnati, Columbus, Baltimore, and Brooklyn.

Photo Courtesy Juiceboxxx

Listen to Episode 304 of Slate’s The Gist:

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On the heels of our conversation with Slate’s Leon Neyfakh about his book The Next Next Level, The Gist talks with the book’s subject, the rap artist Juiceboxxx. Today Juice tells his own story, and explains what it’s like to have your life story told in a book. 

Here’s our Spotify starter kit for becoming a Juiceboxxx fan, including songs featured on today’s show:

For the Spiel, Mike’s writes a speech for Martin O'Malley.

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Mike Pesca is the host of the Slate daily podcast The Gist. He also contributes reports and commentary to NPR.