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Mobb Deep was an American hip hop duo from the Queensbridge Houses in New York City. The group consisted of Havoc and Prodigy, and were a hardcore East Coast Hip-Hop group. They were known for their dark, hardcore delivery as exemplified in "Shook Ones (Part II)." Mobb Deep became one of the most successful rap duos in hip hop, having sold over three million records.
Two of their notable albums were The Infamous (1995) and Hell on Earth (1996). The group briefly disbanded in 2012 but later reunited in 2013. Prodigy died on June 20, 2017.