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 Entertainment’s Certified Classics, a Legacy Recordings’ division strictly for the celebration of Sony Music’s hip-hop and R&B catalog, is releasing a digital-only expanded edition of The Infamous to reintroduce the classic album once more. Earlier this month, I spoke with Havoc over the phone from his home in New York. We began the conversation talking about the pandemic and how COVID-19 is like something out of a movie before spending the next 25 minutes discussing the album and the music that changed Havoc’s life…


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