This Day In Hip Hop and Rap History

This Day In Hip Hop and Rap History

April 25th – Mobb Deep release their hit sophomore album, “The Infamous”, on Loud Records, on this day in 1995.

The album featured the hit singles “Shook Ones Pt. II”, “Survival Of The Fittest” and “Temperature’s Rising”.

“The Infamous” also featured guest appearances by Q-Tip of A Tribe Called Quest, Big Noyd, Nas as well as Raekwon and Ghostface Killah of The Wu-Tang Clan.

“The Infamous” was produced by Mobb Deep as well as by The Abstract a.k.a. Q-Tip, Matt Life and Schott Free.

“The Infamous” helped to define the New York underground backpacker sound and is considered a classic and is still influential until this day.