Mobb Deep

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Mobb Deep Releases One Of Its Last Completed Songs

“Boom Goes the Cannon”—recorded before Prodigy’s death—arrives as part of Lin-Manuel Miranda’s Hamildrops series.

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New Podcast Explores Prodigy's Career, Health Journey

“The Realness” follows the Mobb Deep MC’s career and struggles with sickle cell anemia, which disproportionately impacts African Americans.

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WATCH: Missy Elliott, Lil' Kim Bring All the Nostalgic Feels to VH1 'Hip Hop Honors'

From Missy’s “She’s a Bitch” opener to Kim, Fabolous and Havoc’s tribute to the late Prodigy, here are some of the highlights from VH1’s annual celebration.

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Mobb Deep's Havoc on Prodigy's Death: 'I Still Can't Believe It'

“I can’t even listen to ‘Shook Ones’ or any song.”

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Prodigy's Death at 42 Leaves Rap Fans 'Shook'

A representative says the Mobb Deep MC was hospitalized after a Las Vegas show due to sickle cell anaemia complications.

4 Tracks That Prove David Bowie's Influence on Hip-Hop

The trailblazing artist died yesterday, January 10, at the age of 69. 

Mobb Deep Rapper Launches New Book Imprint in Brooklyn

Albert “Prodigy” Johnson is known widely as part of Mobb Deep, one of hip-hop’s most important groups of late-’90s. But now he’s got a new hustle: writing fiction. And even that’s understating it a bit. On Monday, Brooklyn-based publisher Akashic announced that the rapper has launched a new imprint called “Infamous Books.” Prodigy’s own “H.N.I.C”, co-written with Steve Saville, will be the imprint’s first title, due out on July 16, in the middle of Mobb Deep’s current international tour.