Rapper Prodigy will release a Spanish-language video for his single, “The Life,” using Voxonic’s Voice Conversion Technology, a software that converts recorded voice samples into different languages in the original voice. The Spanish version is set to appear on “H.N.I.C. Pt. 2: The DVD Collection,” which will be available in stores July 8.

Prodigy is one-half of the rap duo Mobb Deep, along with partner Havoc. The rapper is currently fulfilling a three-year prison term for gun possession.

Prodigy, who is signed to Voxonic Music -- the record label adjacent to the software -- is the first artist to release a Spanish-language song using the technology because of his global appeal, says Voxonic president Ari Deutsch. “I’ve always been a big fan of Mobb Deep, and he just happened to be available when I was looking to sign someone to Voxonic Music,” Deutsch told Billboard.biz. “I’m thrilled and couldn’t be happier that our first commercial release was Prodigy.”

In addition, Deutsch revealed that Prodigy will release a full Spanish-language album titled “H.N.I.C. Pt. Dos,” in September via Voxonic Music. “My dream was for foreign language fans to understand what their favorite artists are saying. And what better way to have it than in his voice?” says Deutsch.

Voxonic is a technology that recreates voice samples by using voice prints. An actual human translator does the vocals, which are eventually mashed up with the recreated voice print.

Previously, Prodigy made available a Spanish version of “ABC,” which appeared as a bonus song on his latest album, “H.N.I.C. Pt. 2,” released via AAO Music earlier this year. The album has sold 28,000 copies in the United States so far, according to Nielsen Soundscan.

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