One of New York’s infamous rap groups is in the process of signing a big record deal. Queens duo Mobb Deep (Prodigy and Havoc) are in the process of signing with a major for their label Infamous Records. Because the lawyers are still working out the actual deal, I am not able to give the name of the major. I will say, that it is a label that Mobb Deep has worked with in the past. Let’s take a trip down memory lane. In the past, Mobb Deep was signed to Loud, Sony, Columbia, Jive and Interscope Records. I didn’t grow-up listening to Mobb Deep because I am young; however when I got older I started listening to their music. I like Mobb Deep because they rap about the harsh street life.
At the age of 18, Mobb Deep released their debut album Juvenile Hell, which was led by the single “Peer Pressure.” The album didn’t reached mainstream success but that didn’t stop them from making dope music. In 1995, Mobb Deep released The Infamous, which was their first successful album. It debuted at number 15 on the Billboard 200, and number three on the Top R&B/Hip Hop Albums chart.
Mobb Deep last album Blood Money was released back in 2006. The album debuted at #3 on the Billboard 200 with 106,000 copies sold. Prodigy and Mobb Deep is in the studio working on their new album. The disc will feature production from Havoc, Alchemist, Sid Roams, DJ Premier, MTK, Cardiak and J.U.S.T.I.C.E League. Also, there is a rumored collaboration album between Nas & Mobb Deep.
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