30 Jun
Godfather duets with Bob Marley, Nas, Mobb Deep, Biggie & more

Producer Amerigo Gazaway returns with the latest addition to his Soul Mate series — his mashup skills already well established with the Yasiin Gaye Marvin Gaye x Mos Def mixtape (and don’t forget about Part II as well). This time around Gazaway’s The Big Payback focuses on the erstwhile hardest working man in show business, pairing James Brown with the […]


26 Mar
Havoc & Prodigy celebrate 20 years since original Infamous

Today is a good day, as the legendary Queensbridge murderers Mobb Deep just premiered a free stream of their upcoming album on Pandora. Oh. Hell. Yes. Set to be released April 1st, The Infamous Mobb Deep drops nearly two decades after their landmark original Infamous album, and features collabs with the likes of Snoop, Nas, Bun B, Busta, Juicy […]


30 Jan
The return of the official Queensbridge murderers

Earlier this month Mobb Deep announced a new studio album and accompanying tour, and today they drop the first track from said project. “Taking You Off Here” is pretty much signature Mobb Deep, a sinister slice of New York grit laced with a broken drum break. Some great lines in there from Prodigy, as can only […]


19 Sep
New York DJ/mashup king Scott Melker gets busy

New York mashup king Scott Melker returns with teh third edition of his Melker Project series. Like the previous mixtapes, The Melker Project 3 boasts over 200 tracks — and that’s clocking in at under one hour (49 minutes to be exact). but it’s not just the prolificity involved, the mixes are seamless and the […]


4 Apr
New York's DJ Swindle combines the best of two worlds

This goes back a couple years, but since I was just turned onto it many of you out there may not know it either. In the great tradition of long form hip-hop inspired mash-up mixtapes like Enter the Magical Mystery Chambers, Wugazi: 13 Chambers and A Shaolin Jazz Tribute comes Bobb Deep: Queensbridge Meets Kingston, […]


21 Feb
Mobb Deep's infamous Queensbridge MC returns

One of rap’s all time lyrical greats, Mobb Deep’s articulate Queensbridge assassin Prodigy, returns with a free mixtape today courtesy of Complex. After dropping the original H.N.I.C. back in 2000, P did his time in the clink thanks to some gun charges. A lot has changed in over a decade (including a brief stint on […]


3 Jan
17 tracks with Mobb Deep, Capone-N-Noreaga, Busta & more

The Chef Raekwon welcomes 2012 with a freshly pressed mixtape to get all the Wu Tang Clan heads nodding. The 17-track Unexpected Victory features appearances by other New York hip hop heavyweights including Mobb Deep, Capone-N-Noreaga and Busta Rhymes, with production duties handled by 9th Wonder, Statik Selektah, Scram Jones and more. Stream Unexpected Victory below […]


28 Sep
Kanye, Prince Paul, Jay-Z, Ghostface, Mobb Deep, Nas & more

DJ Soul assembles a veritable Who’s Who of hip-hop both old and new for his latest mixtape celebrating the 8-year anniversary of Japanese label Lafayette. The 1-hour 10-minute megamix blends everyone from Ghostface & MF Doom, Reflection Eternal, Nas, Mobb Deep, Raekwon and Common to Kanye, Prince Paul, Jay-Z, Tyler The Creator, Pusha T and Cam’ron. Plus many […]