Mobb Deep

Mixtape Monday: KJ Clemente, fly anakin x ewonee, KOTA the Friend, Wrecking Crew, 27Delly + More

KJ Clemente, fly anakin x ewonee, KOTA the Friend, Wrecking Crew, 27Delly and more this Mixtape Monday. Kicking things off… Read More

July 11, 2022

Dude Who Documented Proud Boys Insurrection Also Made Iconic Music Videos For DMX, Nas, & More

Nick Quested, who filmed the Proud Boys storm the Capitol on January 6, 2021, has directed videos for G-Dep, DMX,… Read More

June 10, 2022

The Solo Catalog of Prodigy Is Now Available for Streaming

Five years after his death, the catalog of rapper Prodigy, who was one-half of legendary rap duo Mobb Deep, is… Read More

May 20, 2022

The Three Archivists You Should Know Celebrating the Legacy of Hip-Hop and Urban Magazines

Meet the archivists behind upnorthtrips, Rap Style Archaeology, and Nygel Sartorial: three platforms that uniquely curate some of the biggest… Read More

May 18, 2022

From Yasiin Bey To Outkast: 10 Rap Songs That Sampled Aretha Franklin

In honor of the "Queen of Soul," we've selected 10 rap songs that sample Aretha Franklin's music. Aretha Franklin, the… Read More

August 16, 2021

In Hip-Hop and Beyond: Sade [Playlist]

Featuring deep cuts and classics from Mobb Deep, Black Star, MF DOOM, J Dilla, Freddie Gibbs, Snoop Dogg, and so… Read More

January 16, 2021

Havoc and Flee Lord Honor Prodigy With New Album

Havoc and Flee Lord dedicate ten tracks to the late Mobb member. On Monday, Havoc released his new collaboration with… Read More

December 22, 2020

Lupe Fiasco Torches a Kanye Beat on New “Mobb Deep” Freestyle

The Chicago rapper lets loose on the instrumental from Beanie Sigel's "Nothing Like It." Like so many rappers, producers, and… Read More

December 6, 2020

Regrets, Success & Challenges: Steve Rifkind Reflects on 30 Years of Loud Records

We spoke to Loud Records founder and CEO Steve Rifkind about his fondest memories of the label's heyday, as well… Read More

November 16, 2020

Loud Records is Being Re-Launched With an All-New Roster

The new iteration of Loud Records is a purely independent label. The label that gave legendary rap acts like the… Read More

September 28, 2020

Watch Havoc, Q-Tip, and Raekwon Recount The Making of Mobb Deep’s ‘The Infamous’

"That was just our way of living at the time." Havoc was joined by Q-Tip and Raekwon for a discussion… Read More

April 26, 2020

Havoc Speaks on How He & Prodigy Made a Genre-Defining Classic With ‘The Infamous…’

To celebrate the 25 year anniversary of Mobb Deep's The Infamous... we spoke to Havoc. He talked about crafting his… Read More

April 24, 2020

Beat Battles We Deserve: How Would Madlib vs. The Alchemist Play Out? [Playlist]

Who would win in a beat battle between Madlib and The Alchemist?  We staged a showdown between the two seminal… Read More

April 6, 2020

The Alchemist Announces ‘LULU,’ A Joint Project With Conway, The Machine

  The duo is in collaboration with the Dutch streetwear brand Patta. It's a great time to be an Alchemist… Read More

March 23, 2020

Jadakiss on Resolving Feud with 50 Cent: “It Wasn’t Even That Serious”

The LOX rapper details a shortlived beef that produced a pair of charting singles. Jadakiss is the latest guest on… Read More

March 22, 2020

Erykah Badu Talks About Auditioning For Puff Daddy At Bad Boy Pre-‘Baduizm’

Badu was shopping around a 14-song demo that became Baduizm. The coronavirus has led to the cancellation of a number of… Read More

March 20, 2020