Havoc, Lil Kim, & Fabolous Pay Homage to Prodigy During the 2017 VH1 'Hip-Hop Honors'
– October 8, 2017It was only right that the 2017 VH1 Hip-Hop Honors pay homage to Prodigy, who passed away back in June. Prodigy’s longtime Mobb Deep partner, Havoc, and Lil Kim performed one of the greatest Tunnel bangers of all time: “Quiet Storm (Remix).”
Rah Digga Takes The Stage & Delivers That Realness That’s Been Missing From Hip-Hop (Video)
– October 7, 2017#bonusbeat: Rah Digga’s lost album Everything Is A Story, featuring production by J Dilla, Just Blaze, Hi-Tek, Large Professor, DJ Scratch, No I.D., Scott Storch, Jake One, and more, and guest verses from Ghostface Killah, Mobb Deep, Fabolous ...
Shades (Alix Perez & Eprom) supply a dose of darkness to Dirtybird Campout lineup [Interview]
– October 5, 2017(The Shining by Stanley Kubrick, 1980). Within music, they both love 1990's rap, sharing a few of their favorites include, "East Coast sounds like Mobb Deep, Wu-tang Clan, Gravediggaz, DJ Premier, etc." In addition, they both love drum and bass ...
Video Game Classic: Def Jam: Fight For NY! (Intro + Blazin' Moves)
– October 4, 2017It is sequel to Def Jam Vendetta. The game features several rappers, including Lil' Kim, Snoop Dogg, Method Man, Redman, Fat Joe, Mobb Deep, Prodigy, Ice-T, Xzibit, N.O.R.E, Ludacris & many others.
Spotify playlist: 50 classic hip hop tracks to make your house party pop
– October 4, 2017DMX's rowdy 'Where The Hood At' and Mobb Deep's gloriously dusty 'Temperature's Rising'. There's also cuts from Digital Underground, Junior M.A.F.I.A and Nas. Follow Hip Hop Classics here and listen below.
WAV Is The New Music Content App That Can Land You A Record Deal
– October 3, 2017Steve Rifkind, who helped skyrocket the careers of Wu-Tang Clan, Mobb Deep and Big Punisher, is also on WAV’s roster on the A&R side. Rifkind deeply believes in the app’s business model. “These record companies aren’t developing artists anymore.
Havoc Finds An Iconic Ode To Prodigy: “I Love This!”
– October 3, 2017Mobb Deep‘s Havoc has Prodigy in his heart. The hip-hop veteran has hit up social media to salute artwork surrounding his late group member and friend. Hav went to Instagram Tuesday (October 3) to remember P’s life. Last month, Brooklyn rapper Fabolous ...
SZA and Kaytranada to play shows in Auckland
– October 3, 2017Kaytranada has produced for a host of prominent artists like Anderson .Paak, Chance the Rapper, Alicia Keys, Mick Jenkins and Mobb Deep. He's up first, bringing his iconic hip hop and dance tunes for a one-off show on January 5, accompanied by British ...
More To Conquer, More to the Curve
– October 2, 2017As a recap of Sickle Cell Awareness Month, Mistah Marvel and Chad discuss health, social implications, and catch up on times since they last sat down together picking up from the death of Mobb Deep's Prodigy.
‘Butterfly’ changed Mariah Carey’s career, helped change pop music
– September 30, 2017With guest verses from Bone Thugs-n-Harmony, Mase, The Lox and Mobb Deep, “Butterfly” proved Carey was more than comfortable in the hip-hop space. Collaborating with rappers had been commonplace for R&B singers, including Faith Evans, Mary J.
Masta Killa Drops ‘Loyalty Is Royalty’ Album, New Video “Flex With Me”
– September 30, 2017“All praises due to the memories of Sean Price and Prodigy of Mobb Deep,” Killa said. “Two hip-hop legends.” As for the “Flex With Me” video, Killa gets a sultry hook from Chanel Sosa as the two rap and sing about building an empire with a loved on
5 Must-Have Car Features for Coffee Lovers
– September 29, 2017To paraphrase hip-hop's Mobb Deep, there ain't no such things as halfway coffee drinkers. So let this be a wakeup call to automakers: We're a caffeinated contingent worth catering to.
Masta Killa Releases Long Awaited "Loyalty Is Royalty" LP
– September 29, 2017Redman, KXNG Crooked, the late Sean Price and recently deceased Prodigy of Mobb Deep also appear on the LP. View the stream, cover art and tracklist for Masta Killa’s Loyalty Is Royalty below.
Here’s A List of Our 5 Favorite Hip-Hop Murals
– September 27, 2017Earlier this year Prodigy, one half of Mobb Deep, tragically passed away and rightfully so, a beautifully crafted mural was made in his memory in Queensbridge, New York. It was defaced twice in roughly 24 hours before it was eventually decided that it ...
Rah Digga’s Lost Album ‘Everything Is a Story’ Is Available for Streaming [LISTEN]
– September 27, 2017The album featured everyone from Snoop Dogg to Ghostface Killah and Mobb Deep, as well as J. Dilla, Just Blaze and No I.D. on production. Although a lo-fi version of the album was leaked on Bandcamp, a remastered version has now been released. Take a ...
Is Sampling Of ‘White Rockers’ By Hip-Hop Artists Cultural Appropriation?
– September 27, 2017Share This Video Facebook Twitter EMAIL For example, on Jay-Z’s infamous declaration of war against Mobb Deep and Nas, “The Takeover,” producer Kanye West sampled The Doors’ “Five To One.” We know this because copyright law required Jay-Z to ...
Stream a Remastered Version of Rah Digga’s Lost Album, ‘Everything Is A Story’
– September 27, 2017Appearing alongside Digga with bars is Joe Budde, Ghostface Killah, Fabolous, and Mobb Deep, among others. Check out the remastered album below, it’s sure to be one of the gems we get in hip-hop this year.
All the bands who’ve split up in 2017
– September 26, 2017But what of the bigger names? Well, we lost A Tribe Called Quest, Mobb Deep, Audioslave and Linkin Park due to the deaths of various members, but here are the bands we’ve consciously decided to call it a day in 2017. Long may they reissue, repackage and ...
Tupac Photographer Sues Macy’s and Urban Outfitters for Using His Pics for Merch
– September 22, 2017Photographer Chi Modu, who’s shot hip-hop greats like Mobb Deep and the Notorious B.I.G., is suing Macy’s and Urban Outfitters for using his portraits of Tupac Shakur in a bandana, according to TMZ. Those pictures are so well known, chances are you ...
Missy Elliott Goes All Out on the Look While Mariah Carey Performs on a Jet Ski at VH1 Hip-Hop Honors
– September 19, 2017The night also featured performance from other nostalgia inducing acts. Lil Kim lead a tribute to recently deceased Mobb Deep member Prodigy, Trick Daddy and Trina reunited for a rendition of the southern classic "Nann," while Xscape, a '90s girl group ...
The Meadows 2017 Sunday pics (RHCP, Nas, Ghostface Killah, more)
– September 19, 2017He also covered Mobb Deep’s “Shook Ones Part II” in a fitting homage to late rapper Prodigy in his home borough. The showing from the skillful-as-ever Nas was the perfect penultimate main stage closing set at a festival that provided mind-blowing rap ...
Jay-Z ‘has no interest in following in Beyonce’s footsteps’ with half-time Super Bowl performance
– September 18, 2017In the past, the chart-topping star has had beef with the likes of Kanye West, Nas, Fat Joe and Prodigy of Mobb Deep – who passed away in June – but Jay swears that he is over all of that now. He explained: ‘It wasn’t even like a big thing ...