The Infamous

Mobb Deep - The Infamous
Critic Score
Based on 6 reviews
1995 Ratings: #15 / 444
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Based on 431 ratings
1995 Ratings: #3
Liked by 17 people
April 25, 1995 / Release Date
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Hip Hop / Genres
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‘the infamous’: a street rap staple; a complete takeover of our attention. it becomes hectic , with a 40 of Henny serving as sedative, queens’ distinct sound of paralyzing fear jumps around different boroughs and perspectives. trife life is mobb deep in a different mode:

it begins with an illmatic type depiction of new york. this starts , paired with jazzy trap beats. this starts THEN, trife resumes to reestablish new york as a post biggie rap powerhouse

a scarily iconic ... read more
nevermind what i said. epic album
90s New York City... Time flies when ones faced the murderously rough reality which caused robbery & violence, but on the other side, the time period was surely the golden age that people favorably look upon. While successful artists like Nas & Wu-Tang Clan brought classic rhymes & influential recordings, both 19 year old Prodigy & Havoc revealed the world's most groundbreaking schemes to takeover the rap scene.

Taking pieces from people like Herbie Hancock, Miles Davis & ... read more
Pretty sure Shook Ones, Pt. II is one of the greatest hip-hop songs ever made.
we used to listen to this in college before 6am basketball practices. nothing like waking up at 4:45am and immediately listening to survival of the fittest. got us in the mood to fuck shit up. we went 3-22 that year.
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Track List

  1. The Start of Your Ending (41st Side)
  2. The Infamous Prelude
  3. Survival of the Fittest
  4. Eye For a Eye (Your Beef Is Mines) (featuring Nas and Raekwon)
  5. Just Step Prelude  
  6. Give Up the Goods (Just Step) (featuring Big Noyd)
  7. Temperature's Rising (featuring Crystal Johnson)
  8. Up North Trip
  9. Trife Life
  10. Q.U.- Hectic
  11. Right Back At You (featuring Ghostface Killah, Raekwon and Big Noyd)
  12. The Grave Prelude
  13. Cradle to the Grave
  14. Drink Away the Pain (Situations) (featuring Q-Tip)
  15. Shook Ones Pt. II
  16. Party Over (featuring Big Noyd)
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Added on: April 7, 2014