Hate Is The New Love: Mobb Deep vs 2Pac


If you missed the first episode of OTU’s newest feature, then take the time to revisit here.

Into this week’s business.

What many people don’t realise is that 2Pac and Biggie’s feud wasn’t just exclusive to them. Hip-hop’s most infamous rivalry spilled into studios with artists who had never even worked with the originators, feeling their dignity had been violated and now wanted their shit on record.

The beef started when Tha Dogg Pound’s New York, New York filtered over to the East Coast. Mobb Deep took offence and responded with Queensbridge counterparts Tragedy Khadafi and Capone-N-Noreaga on LA, LA. Although both tracks call out their opposite coasts to ‘come outta town’, at this point, things were still rather innocuous…

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Sunday’s Classic Collabo: 2Pac and Biggie


We’ve all heard the Eminem produced track Runnin’ (Dying To Live) which features both 2Pac and The Notorious B.I.G. on the same track right? Well the verses of both rappers were taken by Eminem from a song that ‘Pac and Biggie actually collaborated on. Also featuring The Outlawz, the track itself has that chilled out old school vibe and I prefer it to Eminem’s version tbh. If you don’t have this track, you should definitely get it below right now, as anyone who loves hip hop should have this legendary collaboration in their collection.

Runnin’ (Original Version) ft. The Notorious B.I.G. and The Outlawz

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Another Load of Tracks

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Once again, there’s something for everyone here. Big UK names Mr. Hudson and Leona Lewis make appearances this time around, alongside many others.

Click below for the goods.

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