Havoc continues his conversation about his beef with Prodigy.
Jay-Z and Prodigy famously beefed back in the early 2000s, resulting in several barbs being tossed at one another on records and at concerts. Havoc recently spoke with AHH about how the beef affected him, stating that he had to "pick up that slack" while P handled his business and that it was a beef that "should have never even taken place."
"The impact to me was that I just had to step my game up. I was like, if someone’s going to be slacking, then I gotta pick up that slack. I saw the difference, but at the time, I didn’t want to belive it. I was like, people kept saying it," said Havoc. "From all angles, everyone was coming down on P. But I was holding him down like, nah, son is still good. Whatever, whatever. But I felt like I had to step my game up, because that’s a beef that should have never even taken place. Always in my eyes, I always felt like that. But for the greater good, I said if that’s what you want to do, then do it. But I’m into more forming alliances than to be out here starting beef with people."
Havoc, who is also a noted producer in addition to being an emcee, said that Prodigy's beef had a trickledown effect on his career. He says that it's more about money than it is honor, and that being in a group forces him to take the brunt of his partner's decisions.
"Yeah, somewhat in that aspect, because I produce. It's about money," he said. "Whatever one person does in the group reflects on me. Now, if I’m walking through somebody’s hood who this dude done dissed, they lookin’ at me like I’m him. Dudes wanna score points off of that, so that always put me in the line of fire. I never complain about that."
Watch the full interview below, where Havoc says he's cool with the rest of the Infamous Mobb crew
I FEEL LIKE DEY JUST FUCCIN ROUND...FOR MEDIA ATTENTION... BUT YEA CHEED DEEZ COMMENTS OFFA HIPHOPDX
jus lost all respect for havoc...... he a b**** for real..... now he wanna say s*** bout beefs but if that was yo homie for real, u would of been told p to calm down wit the beefs... but naw u didnt cuz he was makin all the money and makin solo hit records while u jus in the background doin beats and gettin drunk.... i hope p jus leave dude in the wind and do his own thing.... f*** doin a mobb deep album period.. n**** need to listen to that tony yayo song called "fake love"..... u dont rat on yo friends never, especially if u got this kind of history.. keep dat s*** man to man.... f*** a havoc album, f*** his beats, f*** all dat... n**** been a background n**** all his life.... they aint never say havoc.... wen a n**** mention mobb deep in a beef they a say p anyway so dude been a none factor. this make em even more of a non factor
Posted7 minutes ago | Reply »
If you have been listening to hip hop as long as me and kept your ear to the streets you would have heard a bunch of stories about P From him getting robbed beat up and s*** etc etc when i was a kid i didn't wanna believe it but now i can see the truth
Posted8 minutes ago | Reply »
Damn, Hav soundin real suspect to me. Now he blamin P for his sputtering career? Dog was gone 3 years and I heard NOTHING from Hav.
Posted15 minutes ago | Reply »
if you homey beefing with people and you got your homey back, then those people aren't going to want to do business with you.....................DUH!!!!!!!!
Posted9 minutes ago
man go play with that s***...prodigy carried yall, you was subpar rapping and your voice is dull, you had nice beats but prodigy already showed he didnt need your beats back then....you airing out family biz is PHONY...not no street nicka...both of yall is disappointing yall careers are over....like pac said take it like a man
Posted20 minutes ago | Reply »
Pac was talking about De La Soul. Get your quotes right before you try to kick knowledge.
Posted8 minutes ago
FUCC JIGGA TOO.... I FUCCS WIT P.. I DONT BELIEVE ALL DAT GAY S***..P TOP 5 MC DEAD OR ALIVE ...FUCC WAT U HURRD
INFA INFA INFA INFAMOUS! MOBB DEEP!
I ADMIRE DEY MUSIC WORK AND RESPECT EM....but dis ish dont feel right
I think havoc has always had a Deep hate jealousy towards P inside ..Cause P is the one that always got the better shine in the group...