Song: "Shook Ones Pt. II" (1995)
Album: The Infamous
Listeners can claim they loved the Mobb for their 'lyricism,' the beats, their on-wax personalities, or how true to hip-hop's core values they kept it. But Prodigy knew better. It wasn't these vague red herrings; it was the realness, the pursuit of that authenticity phantom, the new and artful ways that Prodigy and Havoc managed to convey the dark truths of who they were, where they came from, and what they've set out to do.