Mobb Deep's Prodigy To Release Jail-Inspired Cookbook Next Week
Mobb Deep rapper Prodigy did a three-and-a-half year bid in jail from 2007 to 2011 after pleading guilty to weapons charges. He uses food as the lens to tell the story of his life in prison in his forthcoming book "Commissary Kitchen: My Infamous Prison Cookbook."
Prodigy Releases "Untitled" EP
Prodigy came through rather quietly this morning with a new EP, Untitled. The project was released in conjunction with BitTorrent, a partnership Prodigy has been developing for some time now. This serves as his seventh collaborative release with the torrent platform.
Stream Havoc & Alchemist's Joint Album "The Silent Partner"
Joint albums are especially common these days, but it's not every day that two legends like Havoc and Alchemist come together for an entire project. Led by the singles "Maintain (Fuck How You Feel)" and the Method Man-featuring "Buck 50s & Bullet Wounds," both released last month, Havoc and Alchemist's new collaborative album, The Silent Partner, has arrived.
Prodigy Will Have To Send A Tweet As Part Of Settlement With Label
A few months ago, we shared news that Mobb Deep member Prodigy had sued his label Universal Music Group for improperly paying him royalties for his solo work. It wasn’t a huge lawsuit, only asking for $57,489 plus lawyer fees (which ended up being more than that amount).
Mobb Deep Announces "Hell On Earth" 20th Anniversary Tour & New Music
The 20th anniversary of Mobb Deep’s classic 1996 Hell on Earth album is coming up this year, and the Queensbridge duo is releasing new music and going on tour to celebrate. Much like they did with the 20th anniversary of The Infamous, Havoc and Prodigy will be releasing some unheard songs from their Hell on Earth recording sessions via a deluxe re-issue of the album.
Curren$y's Top 5 Mixtapes
New Orleans native Curren$y might be part cyborg. Either that or they’re putting something in the weed down there, because the man is prolific in a way that few other artist can achieve and still retain top quality.
Mobb Deep's Prodigy Sues Label For Unpaid Royalties
Prodigy has managed to have a successful career as a solo artist outside of his work with Mobb Deep, but according to a new lawsuit, he hasn't been seeing the money he was promised. TMZ reports that the Queensbridge rapper is taking Universal to task for royalties, suggesting that the label has been scooping up 50% of the earnings from his solo output -- an arrangement that was only meant for Mobb Deep's catalog.
Mobb Deep Reportedly Working On New Album
Mobb Deep is currently recording an album tentatively slated for an early 2016 release, reports HipHopnMore.
Prodigy Announces New Album "The Hegelian Dialectic"
We haven't heard much from Prodigy since him and Boogz Boogetz dropped their collaborative Young Rolling Stonerz album last year, but he's apparently been hard at work on a new solo project. Taking to Instagram, the Mobb Deep member shared a trailer for his new album, which is named after a theory devised by 18th century German philosopher Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel. The Hegelian Dialectic doesn't have a release date yet, but you can watch the trailer below.
Listen To Havoc's New Album "13 Reloaded"
Havoc is prepping a new album, 13 Reloaded, for release tomorrow. The album sort of acts as a continuation from 2013's solo effort, 13, although don't let the title fool you, 13 Reloaded is all new material, which also means all-new production from Hav himself. The project serves as Havoc's fourth solo album, and the 1/2 of Mobb Deep tells us the focus for this album isn't the rapping, but rather, the production. "Not many guest appearances, it's all about the production. It's an album for the fans of Havoc's sound," he says.
Prodigy & Boogz Boogetz Announce Collaborative Album "Young Rollin Stonerz"
Infamous Records have announced today that Mobb Deep's Prodigy is connecting with his Infamous signee, Boogz Boogetz, for an entire collaborative album. The new album, titled Young Rollin Stonerz, is set to be released on November 25th, according to a press release today. The album will have the veteran MC and the young cat trade rhymes over production from their hip-hop contemporaries. We haven't received any other details on the LP, save for the artwork, which you can view in the gallery above.
Stream Blu's New Album "Good To Be Home"
Blu is a rapper who's been knocking around Los Angeles' underground for over ten years, releasing a wealth of EPs, albums and mixtapes during that time. His latest, Good To Be Home, will be officially released on Monday, May 19th, but the double disc project is now streaming in full on SoundCloud. Take a listen below.
50 Cent Reveals "Animal Ambition" Tracklist [Update: Deluxe Tracklist Revealed]
50 Cent's Animal Ambition will hit shelves on June 3rd, and while we've heard a good deal of its tracks, the complete tracklist has been a mystery up to this point. But today, the album's back cover leaked, giving us all a good look at the tracks' names and features that will appear on it.
Prodigy Announces Upcoming Mobb Deep/ Lox Collab
While out promoting his upcoming album, The Infamous Mobb Deep, Prodigy made his way by Sway's Morning show on Tuesday and revealed some big news regarding an upcoming collab with The Lox. During the sit-down interview, Prodigy revealed that he and Havoc just recently collaborated with The Lox for a new song. P announced that the song will be for the upcoming Lox LP, and is actually the first time they ever did a song together. “We just did a Mobb Deep/ Lox song for their album. It’s the first time we ever did a song together.”
Prodigy & Alchemist Reveal Cover Art & Release Date For "Albert Einstein" Bonus EP & Deluxe Edition
Prodigy and The Alchemist will be returning to their recent joint effort Albert Einstein in the coming months with a bonus E and deluxe version of the album announced. The collaborative album originally dropped June 2013, but the rapper and producer have decided to release previously unheard cuts from their Albert Einstein recording sessions, which will be contained on the bonus EP and the deluxe edition.
Prodigy Reveals Cover Art For "The Most Infamous" Album
Mobb Deep recently announced a reunion album and tour as they celebrate the 20 years it's been since the release of The Infamous. Prodigy is also working on a solo effort in the vein of The Infamous, with a new album titled The Most Infamous. The album is expected out in February 2014, while the joint effort titled The Infamous Mobb Deep is slated for March. For now, peep the album art for the latter project in the gallery above.
Mobb Deep Announces 20th Anniversary Tour Dates [Update: New Dates Added, Alchemist & Boldy James Open]
After announcing their official reunion, Mobb Deep have now supplied us with the first dates for their 20th Anniversary Tour.
Prodigy Launches "Infamous Books" Publishing Imprint
Although Prodigy is known for his spot in the rap game, he's familiar with other avenues of business. Having launched a clothing line this past year, he's continuing to diversify with the launch of a publishing imprint. This isn't something completely new to P though, having written two books himself.
Full Album Stream For Prodigy & The Alchemist's "Albert Einstein"
Prodigy and The Alchemist are back at it with their new joint effort, Albert Einstein. The follows up their first collaborative project, Return Of The Mac. With the new album officially dropping in one day (June 11th), P and Alchemist have released a full album stream for Albert Einstein today.
Hear Album Snippets For Prodigy & Alchemist's "Albert Einstein"
Before Prodigy and Alchemist deliver their upcoming album, Albert Einstein, on June 11th, they bless us with a quick preview of their album with a 30-second snippet release.