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Song Exploder Episode 187: Mobb Deep – Shook Ones, Pt. II

To celebrate the 25th anniversary of The Infamous album, Havoc told me the story of how the whole song came together. Prodigy passed away in 2017 from complications due to sickle-cell anemia, a… 

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The Opus Podcast: Mobb Deep Crafted Their Own Language

For decades now, rap and hip-hop has been the most fertile soil for slang and new language across pop culture. But when looking back on Mobb Deep, the duo didn’t just have their own slang, they had… 

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Interview: Mobb Deep’s Havoc Speaks Candidly On The 25th Anniversary Of Their Classic ‘The Infamous’ Album

There are many albums that define the grimy mid-90s New York scene, but it will be a hard find that can match the intensity and true feel of what it was like to be a teenager going into your 20s in… 

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Apple Music: Celebrating Mobb Deep’s ‘The Infamous’ With Havoc, Raekwon and Q-Tip

Mobb Deep’s Havoc connects with Ebro to celebrate the 25 year anniversary of the rap duo’s album ‘The Infamous’ and remember Prodigy. Collaborators Raekwon and Q-Tip join to talk about the… 

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How Nas’ Success Inspired Mobb Deep to Make a Genre-Defining Classic With ‘The Infamous…’

To fully understand Mobb Deep’s The Infamous… — one of the greatest albums ever recorded — you need to understand two albums that came prior. The first is Mobb Deep’s debut Juvenile Hell.… 

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Mobb Deep’s Commitment to the Truth Set an Impossible Bar for Hip-Hop

For its ninth season, The Opus heads to Queens to discuss the landmark album. Join host Andy Bothwell as he gets the street-level facts from Havoc (the surviving member of Mobb Deep) and Infamous… 

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“Queens Get the Money”: The Story of Mobb Deep’s ‘The Infamous’ at 25

In 1995, Havoc and Prodigy were trying to rebound from their disappointing debut album. They went into the studio and came out with a project that not only redefined their careers, it breathed life… 

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Stuck Off the Realness: Havoc Reflects on Mobb Deep’s ‘The Infamous’ Turning 25

In the mid-1990s, New York City was in the midst of a major hip-hop resurgence. As the West Coast had taken hold of the mainstream circa 1992, New York had answered with a new generation of hardcore… 

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Havoc Talks Mobb Deep’s ‘The Infamous’ Anniversary, Social Anxiety, Prodigy + More

Havoc of Mobb Deep interview with The Breakfast Club on April 24, 2020. 

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Mobb Deep – The Infamous (25 Year Anniversary Expanded Edition)

To coincide with its 25 year anniversary tomorrow (April 25), Mobb Deep takes it back to The Infamous by re-releasing their icon album. Notably one of the greatest albums of all time, the updated… 

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Havoc Interview: Celebrating 25 Years of Mobb Deep’s ‘The Infamous’

Today, The Infamous, the sophomore album by Queensbridge rap duo Mobb Deep, turns 25. A milestone moment for Havoc, 45, and his late partner Prodigy. To commemorate the anniversary, Sony Music… 

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