Havoc (Kejuan Muchita) and Prodigy (Albert Johnson), a hip-hop duo named Mobb Deep, is considered “one of the most critically acclaimed Hardcore East Coast Hip-Hop groups” in America.
In 2012, the duo briefly disbanded due to a personal altercation between both members; however, they reconciled eventually and collaborated on their new album and went on their 2oth anniversary tour. Since 1993, the group has already released eight studio albums which include Juvenile Hell (1993), The Infamous (1995), Hell on Earth (1996), Murda Muzik (1999), Infamy (2001), Amerikaz Nightmare (2004), Blood Money (2006) and The Infamous Mobb Deep (2014).
Mobb Deep’s Net Worth as of 2017: $10 Million
Sadly, Prodigy passed away Tuesday, June 20, after his long-time battle with sickle cell anemia. He was in Las Vegas over the weekend performing with the Art of Rap tour with Ghostface Killah, Onyx, KRS-One, and Ice-T. Mobb Deep performed Saturday night.
Despite the loss of one of the key members of Mobb Deep, let’s celebrate and remember the key achievements and praise they received throughout their hip-hop careers.
In 1993 they released their debut album Juvenile Hell.
Their second album The Infamous was released in 1995. Their hit “Shook Ones Pt. II” was critically acclaimed.
Their album Hell on Earth in 1996 debuted at #6 on the Billboard Album Chart and featured Method Man and Raekwon from the Wu Tang Clan.
Their 1999 album Murda Muzik debuted at #3 on the Billboard 200 and was certified Platinum.
In 2012, Mobb Deep broke up but later reunited. Havoc and Prodigy recently celebrated their 20th-anniversary tour. They have released eight albums including their latest The Infamous Mobb Deep in 2014. They have sold over three million records.