1. Jay Electronica Battles on 'Call of Duty' Track

    October 11, 2011 1:45 PM EDT Jay Electronica 's debut full-length may not be hitting stores anytime soon, but the MC rocked the Internet by releasing an electrifying new track, "Call of Duty" featuring Mobb Deep 's Prodigy, on Monday (Oct. 10). The single recalls Big Boi 's "General Patton&…

  2. Mobb Deep Kick Off 'Five Out of Five' Hip-Hop Concert/Discussion Series

    September 27, 2011 12:55 PM EDT The Red Bull Music Academy kicked off its "Five Out Of Five" concert series -- highlighting what it considers New York City's "five most iconic hip-hop albums" -- with a discussion with Prodigy and Havoc from Mobb Deep about the making of their 1995 album "The…

  3. 21 Under 21: Mindless Behavior (2011)

    September 27, 2011 10:31 AM EDT No. 16. Mindless Behavior Birthdates: Prodigy - Dec. 26, 1996; Ray Ray - Jan. 6, 1997; Princeton -April 21, 1997; Roc Royal - July 23, 1997 (All age 14) Why They're Hot: Some boy bands are only boys in the metaphorical sense. Mindless Behavior , however, is a slick, baby-faced R&B…

  4. Rapper Prodigy Released From Jail

    March 07, 2011 12:13 PM EST According to the New York State Department of Corrections website, rapper Prodigy was released from prison this morning (March 7). Prodigy, born Albert Johnson, served three years for criminal possession of a weapon. Prodigy, one half of the rap group Mobb Deep , was arrested in Oct. 2006…

  5. Mobb Deep's Prodigy To Release Autobiography

    December 23, 2010 10:59 AM EST Mobb Deep member Prodigy , who is currently serving three years in jail on a 2008 gun charge, will be releasing an autobiography titled "My Infamous Life: The Autobiography of Mobb Deep's Prodigy." According to All Hip-Hop, the book centers around Prodigy's upbringing, his…

  6. Chris Brown Gets Hot Shot Debut Honors On The Hot 100

    May 01, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Chris Brown not only earns the Hot Shot Debut award on The Billboard Hot 100 this week, he does so while charting two other singles within the top 10. Hot Shot Debuts: Chris Brown not only earns the Hot Shot Debut award on The Billboard Hot 100 this week, he does so while charting two other…

  7. Mariah Carey Remains Atop Billboard 200

    April 30, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Despite a 61% decline in sales, Mariah Carey's Island Def Jam set "E=MC2" remains atop The Billboard 200 for a second straight week. The album, the diva's sixth No. 1, moved 182,000 copies in the U.S. Despite a 61% decline in sales, Mariah Carey's Island Def Jam set …

  8. Manson, Slayer Reveal Dates For Summer Trek

    May 07, 2007 12:00 AM EDT The summer North American tour will get underway July 25 in West Palm Beach, Fla., and run through a Sept. 1 finale in San Antonio. Bleeding Through and one other act to be announced will support. Marilyn Manson and Slayer's previously announced summer North American tour will get…

  9. Devils, Vampires Rub Elbows On Manson Album

    April 24, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Marilyn Manson's obsession with the dark recesses of human behavior is at the forefront of his new album, "Eat Me, Drink Me," due June 5 via Interscope. Marilyn Manson's obsession with the dark recesses of human behavior is at the forefront of his new album, "Eat Me,…

  10. McGraw Leads Seven Top 10 Debuts Onto Billboard 200

    April 04, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Tim McGraw's "Let It Go" bows at No. 1 on The Billboard 200 in a week with seven releases that debut in the top 10. The Curb effort sold 325,000 copies in the United States, according to Nielsen Sound Tim McGraw's "Let It Go" bows at No. 1 on The Billboard 200 in…

  11. Prodigy Finishes One Album, Preps Another

    January 25, 2007 12:00 AM EST Mobb Deep member Prodigy doesn't consider his upcoming "Return of the Mac" to be the true follow-up to his 2000 solo debut, "H.N.I.C." That's reserved for "H.N.I.C. 2," which is due out in late spring Mobb Deep member Prodigy doesn't consider his…

  12. The Prodigy Establishes Own Label, New Album Coming

    January 17, 2007 12:00 AM EST Britain's self-styled "electro-punks" the Prodigy have a new label home. The Liam Howlett-led trio has established its own label, Ragged Flag, which will handle the band's next album and projects from Britain's self-styled "electro-punks" the Prodigy have a…

  13. Mario's 'Love' Rules Singles Charts Again

    December 30, 2004 12:00 AM EST For the second week in a row, Mario's "Let Me Love You" is No. 1 on Billboard's Hot 100. For the second week in a row, Mario's "Let Me Love You" is No. 1 on Billboard's Hot 100. As the 2004 calendar year comes to a close, the hit song is also enjoying a…

  14. Always Outnumbered, Never Outgunned

    September 25, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Prodigy was always the dumb jock to Fatboy Slim's frat boy—pumped up, single-minded and wrapped in neon-colored tracksuits. The trio debuted at No. Prodigy was always the dumb jock to Fatboy Slim's frat boy—pumped up, single-minded and wrapped in neon-colored tracksuits. The trio…

  15. Hot Product

    September 13, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Prodigy 'Never' Say Never Again Electronica act the Prodigy resurfaces this week with its first album since 1997's "The Fat of the Land." The 12-track "Always Outnumbered, Never Outgunned" (Maverick/XL) is led by the single "Girls" featuring the…

  16. Amerikaz Nightmare

    August 28, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Despite a label change, Mobb Deep remains true to its grimy self on this, the act's sixth studio set. The Queens, N.Y. Despite a label change, Mobb Deep remains true to its grimy self on this, the act's sixth studio set. The Queens, N.Y., duo—Havoc and Prodigy—introduces the album…

  17. Mobb Deep's Prodigy, Entourage Arrested

    November 06, 2003 12:00 AM EST Mobb Deep member Prodigy (real name: Albert Johnson) and members of the rap group's entourage were arrested over the weekend in Cohoes, N.Y., after officers found marijuana, crack cocaine and an illeg Mobb Deep member Prodigy (real name: Albert Johnson) and members of the rap group'…

  18. The Prodigy Eyes 2004 Return

    October 16, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Electronica act the Prodigy is finally starting to firm up information about its long-awaited follow-up to 1997's "The Fat of the Land." Electronica act the Prodigy is finally starting to firm up information about its long-awaited follow-up to 1997's "The Fat of the…

  19. 2003 Music Video Production Association Awards

    April 10, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Music Video Production Association Awards The following are the nominees for the 2003 Music Video Production Assn. Awards, to be presented May 8 at the Orpheum Theater in Los Angeles. The awards are given to the video's director and production company, except for categories…

  20. Jane's Addiction, Underworld Join Big Day Out

    November 06, 2002 12:00 AM EST Jane's Addiction, Underworld, Jimmy Eat World, Sparta, Xzibit, 2 Many DJs, and Murderdolls are among the latest additions to the star-studded lineup for the 2003 Big Day Out tour of Australia and New Jane's Addiction, Underworld, Jimmy Eat World, Sparta, Xzibit, 2 Many DJs, and…

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