Marvin Gaye, I Want You:
Camp Lo’s inspiration for their debut album (Uptown Saturday Night) cover art.
“We be The Infamous, you heard of us, official Queensbridge murderers.”
Young Prodigy and Havoc
Prodigy/Havoc at 17.
‘The Infamous’ album cover -unedited.
Photography by Chimodu.
Disturbing the peace with Mobb Deep – Temperature’s Rising!
Sample of the Day! (’The Infamous’ edition)
Mobb Deep- ‘Temperature’s Rising’, sampled from Patrice Rushen- ‘Where The Love Is’
Sample of the Day (‘The Infamous’ edition)
Mobb Deep- ‘Give Up the Goods, sampled from Esther Phillips- ‘That’s All Right With Me’
”I said “aight”, just call me back in an hour, so I can take a shower, and gather up the man power….”
Trife Life, Mobb Deep – Shot by Chimodu
Sample of the Day! (’The Infamous Edition)
Mobb Deep- ‘Trife Life’, sampled from Norman Connors – ‘You Are My Starship’
22 years ago today, Mobb Deep released their CLASSIC album: ‘The Infamous’. Definitely in my top 5!
What are some of your favourite tracks from the album?