Mobb Deep

The Samples Used on Classic Prodigy Tracks


Power 106’s Vin Rican has celebrated the life of Mobb Deep‘s Prodigy with a new episode of Wax Only. The video looks at the samples behind Mobb Deep classics, along with solo tracks and songs that he was featured on.

Born Albert Johnson in Long Island, New York, Prodigy rose to fame in the ’90s as one-half of Mobb Deep. He also had a prolific career outside of the group, releasing 13 solo projects and five collaborative projects between 2000 and 2017. He passed way on June 20, 2017 from complications caused by sickle cell anemia.

Watch Wax Only above.

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Kutcorners and DJ Marvel Live Remix Ashanti’s ‘Only U’ and Mobb Deep’s ‘Got It Twisted’

Live Evil is a live performance and remixing duo made up of The Freshest members Kutcorners and DJ Marvel. Watch above as the Vancouver natives rework two classics, Ashanti’s “Only U” and Mobb Deep’s “Got It Twisted,” using turntables, synths and drum machines. The video was shot in one take.
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