To coincide with its 25 year anniversary tomorrow (April 25), Mobb Deep takes it back to The Infamous by re-releasing their icon album. The revamped version is available today on TIDAL.
Notably one of the greatest albums of all time, the updated collection includes a remastered version of its original 16 tracks, and the original version of “Shook Ones Pt. 1” and the instrumentals for both “Shook Ones Pt. 1” and “Shook Ones Pt. 2”. It also features session mixes for both “Lifestyles Of The Infamous” off their demo tape, and their 1994’s “The Money“, which appeared on their 2014 LP, The Infamous Mobb.
Released on April 25, 1995, the second studio album from Prodigy and Havoc covered the harsh realities of their upbringing and the street life in their Queensbridge projects. Produced majorily by Havoc, the LP help East Coast rap maintain its commercial success.
The gold certified album debuted at No. 15 on the Billboard 200 and No. 3 on the Rap/R&B charts and spawned the singles “Survival Of The Fittest”, “Shook Ones Pt. 2“, “Temperature’s Rising” and “Give Up The Goods (Just Step)“. It included guests Big Noyd, Ghostface Killah, Q-Tip, and both Nas and Raekwon for the legendary collaboration, “Eye For An Eye“. Welcome back to the 41st Side.