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In the Groove with GY312: Mobb Deep

20 years of anything fresh is an astonishing accomplishment.

20 years of anything fresh is an astonishing accomplishment. 'Throw a TV at you crazy,' if you can say you dropped a critical, seminal LP that would help change the music landscape for your borough and the rest of the rap game for that matter. Don't front, of course you can't, dun!

Queensbridge scribes Prodigy and Havoc of Mobb Deep released The Infamous…Mobb Deep on April 25th, 1995 via Loud Records. To commemorate their classic release, they re-released The Infamous as a double LP last week, which finds itself at #10 this week on Billboard’s Top R&B/Hip Hop Album list after an 8-year hiatus. The project that finds them re-working original gems with new music from a marquee line-up of usual suspects (Nas, Raekwon, Ghostface Killah, Snoop Dogg, Busta Rhymes, The Alchemist, Lox, Juicy J, ) and new blood (Mack Wilds, French Montana, Illm!nd, Boi-1da and more).

The Shadow League music bro GY312 linked up with M-O-B-B for an exclusive interview at Red Bull Studios to discuss The Infamous, staying hungry, Snoop and Pac, and what goes into making a timeless record. 50 Cent also makes a great cameo at the end sharing words on his Queens brethren.

Check out the video and the tracklist below or forever be a shook one…


The Infamous Mobb Deep
1. Taking You Off Here (Produced By Havoc)
2. Say Something (Produced By Illmind)
3. Get Down (feat. Snoop Dogg) (Produced By Havoc)
4. Dirt (Produced By Illmind)
5. Timeless (Produced By Beat Butcha)
6. All A Dream (feat. The LOX) (Produced By Ommas Keith)
7. Low (feat. Mack Wilds) (Produced By Seven Thomas, Havoc & Boi-1da)
8. Murdera (Produced By Illmind)
9. Check the Credits (Produced By Illmind)
10. Gimme All That (Produced By Havoc)
11. Legendary (feat. Bun B & Juicy J) (Produced By Havoc, Boi-1da & The Maven Boys)
12. Lifetime (Produced By Alchemist)
13. My Block (Produced By Kaytranada)
14. Henny (feat. Mack Wilds, Busta Rhymes and French Montana) (Produced By Havoc)
15. Conquer (Produced By Havoc)
16. Waterboarding (Produced By Havoc)
17. Get It Forever (feat. Nas) (Produced By Alchemist)


The 1994 Infamous Sessions
1. Eye For An Eye (feat. Ghostface Killah, Raekwon & Nas) (Produced By Mobb Deep)
2. Skit (Produced By Mobb Deep)
3. Get It In Blood (Produced By Mobb Deep)
4. Gimme The Goods (Produced By Mobb Deep)
5. If It’s Alright (feat. Big Noyd) (Produced By Mobb Deep)
6. Skit Mobb Deep 1995 (Produced By Mobb Deep)
7. Survival of the Fittest (Produced By Mobb Deep)
8. Temperature’s Rising (Produced By Mobb Deep)
9. The Bridge (Produced By Mobb Deep)
10. Skit (Produced By Mobb Deep)
11. The Money (Produced By Mobb Deep
12. The Money Version 2 (Produced By Mobb Deep)
13. We About to Get Hectic (Produced By Mobb Deep)
14. The Infamous (Produced By Mobb Deep)