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Today in Hip-Hop History: Mobb Deep Drops ‘Murda Muzik’ LP 21 Years Ago

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On this day in 1999, Mobb Deep released their fourth LP, Murda Muzik. Coming after a three-year pause and numerous release date push-backs, Murda Muzik did everything but disappoint. Peaking at #3 on the Billboard 200 chart and shipping 1,000,000 copies in the year of its release prove that commercially this album was a success. The album […]

Mobb Deep’s ‘The Infamous’ Receives 25th Anniversary Re-Issue with Bonus Tracks

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Sony Music is commemorating the 25th anniversary of Mobb Deep’s The Infamous with a digital-only expanded edition of the groundbreaking East Coast rap masterpiece available online Friday, April 24. The Infamous – 25th Anniversary Expanded Edition includes bonus tracks “Shook Ones, Part I” (Original Version), and Infamous Sessions Mixes of “The Money (Version 2)” and […]

The Source Magazine Remembers Mobb Deep’s Prodigy On His Born Day

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The Mind Squad would like to send a supreme posthumous salute to Albert “Prodigy” Johnson, the lyrical half of the “Infamous” Mobb Deep. Two years ago, the Hip-Hop community lost Prodigy in what is recognized as a freak hospital accident, with reports stating that P passed after choking on an egg while hospitalized for his […]

Happy 44th Birthday to Mobb Deep’s Prodigy (R.I.P.)

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The Mind Squad would like to send a supreme posthumous salute to Albert “Prodigy” Johnson, the lyrical half of the “Infamous” Mobb Deep. Last year, the Hip-Hop community lost Prodigy in what is recognized as a freak hospital accident, with reports stating that P passed after choking on an egg while hospitalized for his sickle […]

Today in Hip-Hop History: Cam’ron Drops His Sophomore ‘S.D.E.’ Album 18 Years Ago

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On this date in 2000, Dipset general Cam’ron released his second album Sports, Drugs And Entertainment on Untertainment Records, which was owned by his former manager Lance “Un” Rivera. Originally titled The Rough, Rough, Rough Album, S.D.E. features appearances Destiny’s Child, Noreaga, Dutch & Spade, Ol’ Dirty Bastard, Prodigy, Freekey Zekey, Juelz Santana, and Jim […]

Friends, Family and Fans Remember Prodigy One Year After His Death

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It was one year ago today that Hip-Hop fell into a state of mourning after news surfaced that Mobb Deep’s Prodigy passed away from complications with sickle cell anemia. The New York-bred MC struggled with the disease for years. He even released a song addressing his battle with sickle cell on his debut album, H.N.I.C., called […]

Prodigy of Mobb Deep 10 Greatest Style Moments

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Today we celebrate the life and memory of Prodigy — 1/2 of the legendary 90s rap duo Mobb Deep who passed away one year ago today. While the Queens-bred MC will always be remembered primarily for his hard-hitting music and thought-provoking lyricism, he also was a pretty fly guy, too. Over the span of his […]