Best Songs of The Week: ft. Smino, Freddie Gibbs, and More

The Round-Up is Okayplayer’s weekly playlist of the best songs in the worlds of hip-hop and R&B. This week’s set… Read More

September 30, 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

LL Cool J is Immortalized in Queens With This Awesome Solar-Powered Statue

LL Cool J is being honored in his hometown of Queens in a new solar-powered bronze statue created by sculptor… Read More

January 6, 2022

The 17 Best Alchemist Beats Of All Time

From Buc Fifty's "Dead End Street" to Jadakiss' "We Gonna Make It," these are the 17 best Alchemist beats of… Read More

August 13, 2021

The 20 Best B-List Hip-Hop Movies of All Time

In honor of all the platinum-in-the-hood films that featured our favorite rappers, here are the 20 best B-list hip-hop movies… Read More

January 29, 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

The 20 Best Rap Verses of 2000

Rap music enjoyed a landmark year in 2000, with a number of classic albums shaping the sound of the genre.… Read More

September 24, 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

Alchemist Drops Rare MF DOOM, Prodigy & Roc Marciano Songs During IG Live

The MF DOOM cut in particular may sound a little familiar. During an Instagram Live on Monday night, Alchemist played… Read More

April 21, 2020

Listen To A Posthumous Prodigy Verse On New Your Old Droog Single “Crab Cakes”

Produced by The Alchemist. Your Old Droog has released a new single that features a posthumous verse from the late… Read More

January 7, 2020

WNYC Airs New Podcast Series on the Life and Death of Prodigy

New podcast alert! WNYC Studios has just launched a new podcast series called The Realness, which chronicles the life and death… Read More

July 19, 2018

Listen To Two Previously Unreleased Mobb Deep Freestyles

Today marks the one-year anniversary of Prodigy's death. In honor of the Mobb Deep rapper, Havoc has released two freestyles… Read More

June 20, 2018

Havoc Performs for the First Time After Prodigy’s Death

A post shared by Havoc of Mobb Deep (@mobbdeephavoc) on Jun 20, 2017 at 7:16pm PDT On Thursday, some of… Read More

July 2, 2017

Book Ones: Prodigy Of Mobb Deep Speaks On His New Street Lit Imprint Infamous Books

It seems, at first, like an unusual pairing: Infamous, a multi-media company co-owned by Albert “Prodigy” Johnson of the Queens… Read More

August 1, 2013

Read A Book: ‘H.N.I.C.’ – By Prodigy [Of Mobb Deep]

Saturday before last, Prodigy of Mobb Deep dropped in on the Harlem Book Fair, sitting in conversation with Okayplayer literary columnist (and… Read More

August 1, 2013