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SoundCloud Rap Is Thriving While SoundCloud Is Dying

SoundCloud is in trouble. Earlier this month, the streaming platform laid off nearly half its workforce, positioning the move as what it needs to do…
Tom Breihan | July 26, 2017 - 2:08 pm

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Look What Prodigy Brought To The Table

Prodigy slumps in a musty easychair, sweaty and shirtless. The room is dark and dank. Candles burn. A skull sits in a pizza box next…
Tom Breihan | June 21, 2017 - 10:40 am

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Bad Boy, Mobb Deep, And The Endurance Of ’90s Rap Nostalgia

In the Bad Boy era, I hated Bad Boy. I loved Biggie, and the rest of it was an abomination to me. It was the…
Tom Breihan | May 25, 2016 - 10:13 am

More Mobb Deep stories

New Podcast Series About Mobb Deep’s Prodigy Debuts

Mobb Deep's Prodigy died last summer at the age of 42. The rapper struggled with sickle cell anemia throughout his illustrious career, becoming an advocate…

Mobb Deep’s Havoc Shares Unreleased Freestyles On 1-Year Anniversary Of Prodigy’s Death

As of this year, Prodigy, one half of the iconic Queens rap duo Mobb Deep, has been gone for one year. A year ago today,…
Tom Breihan | June 20, 2018 - 10:44 am

Mobb Deep – “Boom Goes The Cannon”

Every month, Hamilton creator Lin-Manuel Miranda shares a new Hamilton-inspired song as part of what he calls his Hamildrops. In the recent past, that's included…
Tom Breihan | June 18, 2018 - 10:13 am

Havoc Says A New Mobb Deep Album Will Be Out This Year

Prodigy, one half of the legendary New York rap duo Mobb Deep, died suddenly last year while being treated for sickle cell. Some posthumous Mobb…
Chris DeVille | March 13, 2018 - 3:41 pm

Prodigy – “Hardbody Karate” (Feat. Conway & Big Twins)

Earlier this year, we lost the Mobb Deep member and Queens rap legend Prodigy. And today, on what would've been P's 43rd birthday, we get…
Tom Breihan | November 2, 2017 - 1:46 pm

Watch Missy Elliott, Mariah Carey, A Prodigy Tribute, And More At VH1’s Hip-Hop Honors 2017

VH1 turned the clock back Monday in another nostalgic trek down memory lane for Hip-Hop Honors: The ’90s Game Changers. To kick off the show,…
Latifah Muhammad / Billboard | September 19, 2017 - 9:52 am

Mobb Deep – “Greatness”

In June, Mobb Deep's Prodigy died due to accidental choking, and since then some unreleased Mobb Deep tracks has surfaced. We've already heard "Try My
James Rettig | August 21, 2017 - 1:31 pm

Prodigy’s Cause Of Death Ruled As Accidental Choking

Prodigy's official cause of death has been ruled as accidental choking, TMZ reports. The legendary Mobb Deep rapper, who passed away in June, reportedly choked
Peter Helman | August 3, 2017 - 7:17 pm

Hear Mobb Deep’s Previously Unreleased Track “What You Think”

It's been a little over a month since the passing of Mobb Deep's Prodigy. Amidst the tributes and continued mourning of the Queens' rapper, new…
Margaret Farrell | July 24, 2017 - 4:29 pm

Mobb Deep – “Try My Hand”

Last month, the Queens rap great Prodigy, one half of the Infamous Mobb Deep, died suddenly and shockingly, a victim of the sickle cell anemia…
Tom Breihan | July 21, 2017 - 12:29 pm

Watch Nas Perform Mobb Deep’s “Shook Ones Part II” In Tribute To Prodigy

Nas always had a complicated relationship with Mobb Deep, and especially with Prodigy, who died two weeks ago at the way-too-young age of 24. (Nas…
Tom Breihan | July 5, 2017 - 11:17 am

Hear Eminem & Kendrick Lamar Rap Prodigy Verses On Hot 97

Eminem and Kendrick Lamar honored Mobb Deep's Prodigy on NYC's Hot 97 over the weekend. The two rappers guested on Peter Rosenberg's Real Late show,…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | June 27, 2017 - 3:24 pm

Atlanta Newscasters Sneakily Pay Tribute To Mobb Deep’s Prodigy

Mobb Deep's Prodigy passed away earlier this week and people are paying their respects in any way that they can, like these two news anchors…
James Rettig | June 22, 2017 - 12:41 pm

Watch Mobb Deep’s Havoc Discuss Prodigy’s Death: “I Could Have Crashed With My Kids In The Car”

After paying tribute to his late Mobb Deep partner with some Instagram posts earlier this week, Havoc has detailed his response to Prodigy's death in…
Chris DeVille | June 22, 2017 - 12:34 pm
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