Posts Tagged ‘ Mobb Deep ’

R.I.P. Chris Lighty.

Chris Lighty was one of Hip-Hop’s most successful executives, helping/managing the careers of numerous artists such as 50 Cent, Diddy, Busta Rhymes, Mariah Carey, Q-Tip, Missy Elliott, Mýa, Diggy Simmons, Cormega, Ja Rule, Mobb Deep, LL Cool J, Nas, and more. Violator Management founder Chris Lighty has passed away in his Bronx Apartment, according to numerous confirmed reports. The cause of death appears to be suicide. A gun was recovered next to his body. His last tweets from 2 days ago are troubling: He retweeted the following: ‘Life is about perspective. It’s not what you see, but how you see it. What you see is what you get.’

Prodigy Of Mobb Deep Talk Beef With Jay-Z, Tupac, & Saigon.

Hot 97 is known for having some pretty revealing interviews that people listen to for years afterwards, and the interview with Prodigy of Mobb Deep is no different.  I’ve been a fan of the M.O.B.B. for a long time, but I had no idea about Prodigy’s run-ins with Jay-Z, Pac or Saigon.  Check the video below to hear what he had to say.

Throwback Video: Mobb Deep – Got It Twisted

Mobb Deep has always been a permanent fixture in the hip hop community, and when they put out ‘Amerikaz Nightmare’, they were already far along in pursuit of rap domination.  The first single off the album was named “Got It Twisted” an instant classic when played in any East Coast club.  Check the video below, and write me if you have any memories while listening to the song.