Funk Flex Tribute Mix To Prodigy Of Mobb Deep

New York City mourns the loss of a legend today. In honor of Mobb Deep’s Prodigy, Funk Flex took to the airwaves to strictly play records by the infamous Queens duo. Our hearts are with the family of Albert “Prodigy” Johnson. May he rest in peace.


(Audio) Tim Westwood Shares Unreleased Mobb Deep Freestyle From 2000

Another classic gem from Westwood. This time the infamous Mobb Deep shows Westwood some love, as Prodigy rocks the mic.


Public Enemy & Mobb Deep Headlining Ice-T’s Art Of Rap Festival

Ice-T puts togethers a classic lineup for his annual “Art Of Rap Festival”, with this year’s headliners to serve as Public Enemy & Mobb Deep. Also on tour will be, Naughty by Nature, Grandmaster Melle Mel and Scorpio, EPMD, The Sugarhill Gang and Kurtis Blow. The tour kicks off in Dallas, TX July 16. Hit the jump for the dates.


Mobb Deep Announces ‘Hell On Earth’ 20th Anniversary Tour

To celebrate 20 years since the release of their third album Hell On Earth, Mobb Deep announced they will be embarking on a 38-date tour throughout the United States. The tour is expected to kick off at the beginning of March in Philly before wrapping up at the end of April. The duo will also be joined by Smif-N-Wessun and the Dogg Pound in special cities. In addition to the tour, Mobb Deep also revealed their plans to put out an album of unreleased tracks from the recording sessions for the 1996 album Hell On Earth. The album dropped on Loud/RCA and included features from Nas, Method Man, Raekwon and more. Click below for a full list of dates.


Prodigy of Mobb Deep Announces Cookbook & Follow-Up Memoir

Mobb Deep rapper Prodigy announced today the release of two books in 2016. Writer, author and all-around badass (because she’s awesome and also happens to be my mentor), Kathy Iandoli, will be collaborating with him to help write them. Commissary Kitchen will be part cookbook, part anecdotal storybook, and it will detail Prodigy’s prison experience through his meals. Some of the recipes will be classic prison offerings, while others will serve as the catalyst for greater stories throughout his three years prison term. In The State vs Albert “Prodigy” Johnson, the rapper will chronicle the overall prison experience, the challenges of life after prison and the effects that the prison term has had on his personal life and career. Prodigy and Iandoli will also dissect the dichotomy of what happens when a public figure enters and exits the prison system. The two books are slated for release in the second half of 2016.


Mobb Deep’s Label Is Robbing One Of Its Members Of 50% Of His Solo Royalties

A 1995 deal with Universal Music, formerly BMG, has Mobb Deep’s Prodigy filing court papers as he is owed almost $60K in royalties. The “Power Rap” rapper says that the label is snatching 50% of his solo royalties from projects outside of the group. Find out more after the jump.


(Audio) There May Be A New Mobb Deep Album On The Way

Mobb Deep fans unite as the duo from Queens readies the release of a new album. While Prodigy and Havoc have worked on their own separate albums – with Prodigy currently working on The Hegelian Dialectic – this will make their ninth studio album together. The yet to be titled piece of work is tentatively slated for a 2016 release. Hit the jump for more.


(Photos + Video) Common, Mobb Deep, Skyzoo & More Perform At The Brooklyn Hip-Hop Festival!

The Brooklyn Hip-Hop Festival hosted several, unique events this past weekend, but nothing compared to the main show. The concert brought out some legendary artists as well as some new ones. While rising acts like Lion Babe and YC The Cynic took the stage during the day, major emcees like Mobb Deep, Skyzoo, Charles Hamilton, Freeway, Consequence, and Common rocked the mic until sundown. Check out some exclusive footage and photos from the Brooklyn Hip-Hop Festival after the jump!


(Video) NBA: Dope! Mobb Deep Remixes “Survival Of The Fittest” For Western Conference Playoffs On ESPN!

ESPN along with the NBA on ABC have definitely stepped up their music game the past few years. What the studio crew lacks in entertainment, the music between segments is enough to make you nod your head and forget about it. Last year ESPN used Mobb Deep’s “Survival of the fittest” record off the classic “The Infamous” album to promote their playoff baseball coverage and it was such a hit that this time they had the duo actually remix the song exclusively to be used during the network’s coverage of the Western Conference finals.


(Video) Fire Or Nah? Watch Mobb Deep Freestyle For Tim Westwood!

In the midst of the 20th anniversary of The Infamous, Mobb Deep has been doing the most to celebrate their breakthrough album. Prodigy and Havoc have been performing their classics off the album in New York City and beyond. Recently, the Queens duo took their talents overseas to continue the celebration with Tim Westwood. After they reflected on their glory days at the notorious Tunnel parties back in the day, Havoc and Prodigy spit a quick freestyle. Watch the video after the jump!


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