Havoc Performs Mobb Deep Songs for the First Time Since Prodigy’s Death
Havoc, who makes up one-half of Mobb Deep along with the late Prodigy, gave the legendary wordsmith a fitting tribute a few days ago when he performed their hit songs for the first time since P's untimely death at the age of 42 on June 20.
Taking the stage shortly after P's funeral late last week, Hav turned in live renditions of Mobb classics like "Survival of the Fittest" and "Shook Ones, Pt. II" in front of a lively crowd at the New Jersey Performing Arts Center on June 30 as part of the Art of Rap tour. An image of Prodigy was projected onto the stage's black background while Havoc performed. Naturally, he made sure to help spit Prodigy's verses on all the songs. Dope.
Seeing Havoc—who had known P since he was 15—hit the stage the way he did is especially inspiring, because less than a week ago he revealed he couldn't even bring himself to listen to any Mobb Deep songs. The pain was simply too much.
"I'm still just fucked up. Like I can't even listen to 'Shook Ones' or any song. I hardly could look at the pictures," Havoc said in an interview with TMZ. "People that lost somebody, they know what I'm talking about. But this is just a little bit more crazy."
Check out footage from Havoc's touching P tribute below.
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