Mobb Deep: 10 Hip-Hop Songs That Sampled ‘Shook Ones’

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Words by Ime Ekpo You can not call yourself a hip-hop head if the Mobb hasn’t shaken you with the realness. Bombarded with a rigid lyrical approach and dense street mannered content, Mobb Deep’s “Shook Ones (Part II)” became instrumental in the 1995 resurgence of hardcore rapping for the east coast, New York City, in […]

Highlights From The 13th Annual Hip Hop Festival Finale Concert

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Brooklyn Bodega, Inc. and The Bodega Agency held the The 13th Annual Brooklyn Hip-Hop Festival finale concert on July 16th 2017 in DUMBO, Brooklyn. There were performances by Denzil Porter, Malik The Drummer, Oswin Benjamin, Oshun, Bobbito Garcia, DJ Mr Cee and more. The LOX also hit the stage and brought out legendary group Smif-N-Wessun […]

Prodigy Honored With Queensbridge Mural


While Mobb Deep’s Prodigy did a great sure at securing his legacy through song, the late rapper’s memory will now live on visually as two artist have come together to create a mural in his honor. It was Thursday [July 6] that artists Jeff Henriquez and Eli Lazar also known as Eli-Eos unveiled a painting of […]

Mobb Deep’s Havoc Performed For The First Time Since Prodigy Passed

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The entire Hip-Hop community was impacted when the news broke that Prodigy died due to complications caused by sickle cell anemia. His loved ones are still coping with the loss of a beloved friend and family member. Prodigy’s daughter took to Instagram to share a home video of her dad cracking jokes and riding around […]

Lil Kim And Havoc Join BET Awards Prodigy Tribute


The 2017 BET Awards will reportedly honor Prodigy during tomorrow’s short, after the Mobb Deep emcee died earlier this week. TMZ reported: “The BET Awards will pay tribute to Prodigy, but it won’t be a major spectacle—instead, his rap partner Havoc and Lil Kim will do the honors on their own.” Mobb Deep and Lil Kim collaborated […]

Havoc Unveils Mobb Deep Track Where Prince Played Keys


http://www.tmz.com/videos/0_gh05fizy Bet you didn’t know that Prince and the Mobb did a song together. In the video above, producer and one half of the legendary QB duo Mobb Deep recalls how the late music icon Prince Rogers Nelson landed on a Mobb Deep album. Even though the song “Thou Shall Not Kill” was recorded for […]

Alchemist and Havoc Combine Forces with Method Man On New Track

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Veteran MCs working on joint projects is nothing new, as we’ve seen D-Block and Wu-Tang and many others collab on albums. Havoc of Mobb Deep and Alchemist will next release a joint project titled The Silent Partner on May 20. The Babygrande Records release will feature both artists, who’ve worked previously on classic Mobb Deep […]

Listen To A-Villa’s “A Day In The Life” Ft. AZ, Havoc, Freeway & Macie Stewart


It’s finally happening again. The producer is getting the recognition and power he/she deserves in Hip-Hop. Hit-Boy, Statik, and Mustard led the way with some phenomenal compilation projects. Now it’s time for Chicago’s A-Villa to take that torch. For the next single off of his upcoming Carry On Tradition (11/4), A-Villa enlists some of the […]

Stream Mobb Deep’s Entire New Album


Queensbridge’s legendary duo, Mobb Deep, haven’t released new material in close to a decade. Thankfully, fans won’t have to wait much longer for some fresh music; their upcoming album, The Infamous Mobb Deep, has been slated to drop on April 1st and this time it isn’t a joke. It will be a seventeen track project, with features from Snoop […]

Mobb Deep Make a Huge Announcment

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Queens duo, Mobb Deep stopped by the Huffington Post to announce the release of their new album The Infamous Mobb Deep that’s set to drop in March 2014. The Queens MCs are back to celebrate 20 years in the game by releasing the album and touring for their fans around the country. The project will be a […]

Havoc Drops A New Visual For “Eyes Open” Featuring Twista

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Havoc has been putting in work this year! After going on tour with Capital P for the Mobb Deep 20th Anniversary, Havoc put out a solo album entitled 13. The album which is now in stores now has guest appearances from Royce Da 5’9,” Raekwon, Lloyd Banks, Styles P and more. Havoc premiered a brand […]

Recap: The Mobb Deep 20th Anniversary Tour Makes A Stop In NYC

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In celebration of their 20 years together and forthcoming album, the infamous duo of Queens, Mobb Deep celebrated their big achievement last night at Stage 48 in NYC. The night kicked off with several opening acts gracing the stage of the NY venue. Queens rapper and Infamous Records signee, Boogz Boogetz warmed up the crowd […]