Today In Hip-Hop: Mobb Deep Releases ‘Infamy’

On this day, December 11, in hip-hop history... 2001: Thirteen years ago today, hip-hop duo Mobb Deep released their fifth studio album Infamy. The album received both critical and commercial success, ultimately reaching gold status with around 800,000 copies sold. Out of the 17 songs on the project, Havoc and Prodigy issued four tracks as their singles, including the popular hits "Pray For Me" featuring Lil' Mo, "The Learning (Burn)" featuring Big Noyd and Vita, and "Get Away." Controversy also crowded this album, because it was viewed as a retaliation album after Jay Z took shots at Mobb Deep and Nas in his ...

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