Originally Posted by Hands of Iron
Some of the best debates to be had are comparing ATLiens vs Aquemini and The Infamous vs Hell On Earth. I thought Mobb's follow up to The Infamous was a better record overall too, though we differ on Outkast.
everything good mobb deep had going for them was displayed in the infamous. not to say that hell on earth was a bad record at all, but it's a bit hard to take seriously. hood niccas is what mobb deep were, and I felt like the more atmospheric approach with the production style was a bit of a turn off considering the grimey 90s niccas that they were. they really don't have much to offer lyrically in comparison to guys like nas, jay, or big, but what they did have was an incredibly dark perspective best presented from the straight-from-the-projects type of sound, if you get what I mean