Today is the 17th anniversary of Mobb Deep’s The Infamous. An undisputed rap classic, the album is essential listening for anyone who considers themselves a fan of ’90s hip-hop. That’s why last year we got down with Prodigy and Havoc as well as Executive Producers Schott Free and Matt Life a.k.a. Matty C—in fact, pretty much everyone else involved in making the album to do "The Making of Mobb Deep's The Infamous."

Although our previous piece was well received, it was a an epic undertaking that ran over 10,000 words. Needless to say, that’s a lot of reading. So just for all you ADD sufferers we decided to take a quick trip back to QB and cherry pick the most interesting parts of the piece and put together 10 Things You Didn’t Know About Mobb Deep’s The Infamous. We do this for our culture...

Written by Insanul Ahmed (@Incilin)