Mobb Deep Net worth, Money and More

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NET WORTH: $ 17 MILLION

Mobb Deep

Mobb Deep

Mobb Deep is an American Hip Hop duo consisting of Prodigy and Havoc. It is one of the most critically acclaimed duo from the east coast. The group is recognized for its hard and dark songs. It is one of the most famous rap groups in the world. They have sold more than 3  Million records.  They have released the 2 classic Hip Hop albums named ‘The Infamous’ and ‘Hell on earth’. They played a prime role in the emergence of east coast hip hop. The duo separated for a while in 2012 due to some internal feuds. Although, they re-united on Mobb Deep’ 20th anniversary and will release an album ‘The Infamous Mobb Deep’ in 2014.

MUSIC CAREER

Mobb Deep

Mobb Deep

Havoc and Prodigy first met in a High School. The formed their rap group and named it Poetic Prophets. Prodigy appeared on the sound track of the  movie ‘Boys and the hood’. When Prodigy and Havoc were 19 years they released their first album ‘Juvenile hell’. It’s leading single was ‘Peer Pressure’. The album did a poor mainstream business and received negative reviews. It was considered by critics as another hip hop album which glorifies hardcore lyrics. It was produced by DJ Premier and Large Professor. Havoc then appeared in a critically acclaimed album of the Black moon. Mobb Deep released its second album ‘The Infamous’ in 1995. The album received a critical acclaim and was an instant hit. The depicted the hardships faced among the street people in Brooklyn. The lyrics were dense and honest. With this album, Mobb Deep became one of the most prominent artists of the New York City. They were highly successful like their east coast contemporaries Nas, Jay Z, Biggie, and Wu-Tang Clan. Mobb Deep’s third album ‘Hell on Earth’ was released in 1996. It debuted at #6 on the Billboard charts. The album was positively met by the critics and was an instant hit. It was #1 R&B Hip Hop album that time. With this, Mobb deep received immense fame and success. They appeared in the compilation CD ‘America is dying slowly’ along with Wu-Tang clan and Fat Joe. The album was made to raise awareness about AIDS among the African men and women. It is considered to be a hip hop classic. Mobb Depp released their 4th album ‘Infamy’ in 2001. The album received lukewarm response from many critics. Although, many critics praised the album and it was a commercial success. Infamy was a response to Jay Z’s disses in his legendary album ‘The Blueprint’. Mobb Deep released its next album and it was named ‘Americaz Nightmare’. The album sold about 4,00,000 copies and was considered a weak release devoid of much promotion and hype. Although it received good reviews from the critics. A song from the album was featured on Grand Theft Auto IV. Mobb Deep is considered to be a legendary Hip Hop duo and they are responsible for the resurgence of East side hip hop. The Duo split up for a while in 2011 due to some differences. They took shots at each other on twitter. Havoc even made a diss track aimed at prodigy. However, they reconciled their differences and are working on a new album which is slated to be released in 2014.

RICHNESS

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Havoc and Prodigy have a combined net worth of $ 17 Million. They are a legendary hip hop group and are extremely wealthy. They have sold more than 3 Million albums in their career and have earned a fortune through it. Mobb Deep has a very large fan base. Its new album is expected to sell numerous copies.

FAMOUS QUOTES BY MOBB DEEP

Mobb  Deep, we our own energy, you know I’m sayin’? It’s not like we not all of a part of a big group. Mobb Deep is Mobb Deep, M.O.P. is M.O.P., Mase is Mase, Yayo is Yayo, everybody’s individual. Everybody’s gonna get taking care of one at a time. It’s not like we’re doing everything at once. There’s an order of how things is going down. The albums gonna come out in a certain order, so the priority is in a certain order. And basically, we self contained. We be doing albums for years. That’s why Fitty wanted to do the deal with us, ’cause he was like: “Ya easy.”

“It’s  not like our own label. We don’t need our own label no more. It’s bigger than that, you know I sayin’? It’s so much money to be made and it’s so much to do. We don’t have time to run our own label. All we got time for is to go on tour, work on the music and work on whatever else businesses that we gonn’ do to make money.”

“Everyday  we’re in the studio just workin’. We used to have a crib all together with a studio in the basement. As soon as we woke up, we went downstairs and started doing music. Now we bought our own studio outside of the crib. So we just meet up there and work on some music.”

“Basically  the deal he offered us, you know what I mean? We in business, it was a business deal. So it was like bigger than a record deal. We got like side projects we working on, a book company different things happening like G Unit Clothing, Reebok and a whole lot of other things.”

 

 

 

 

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