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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 […]

VOTE: What is Your Favorite Prodigy Joint?

SourcePoll: What is Your Favorite Prodigy Joint?

We lost a Hip Hop legend on June 20th, but Prodigy’s music lives on forever. He was a husband, father, friend, and one half of New York’s Mobb Deep. P and Havoc were only 16-years-old showcasing their bars all throughout the city as the Poetical Prophets. Their rhymes landed them on the well-known Unsigned Hype […]

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 […]

Nas Pays Tribute to Prodigy with Performance of “Shook Ones”

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The Hip-Hop world was shaken with the loss of New York legend Prodigy on June 20th. Since then many artists have used their social media or live performances to pay homage to the Mobb Deep member’s name. Fellow New Yorker Nas joined in on the tributes, with a special performance of the iconic song “Shook Ones” at the […]