Tomorrow (May 20), Havoc & Alchemist release their first joint album, The Silent Partner. Whereas Hav’s other half in Mobb Deep, Prodigy, has released two full-length projects with ALC, this is a first for the MC often praised for his own production skills. The 11-track Babygrande Records effort includes appearances by Method Man, Prodigy, and Cormega.
Havoc and Alchemist worked together on Mobb Deep albums including 1999’s platinum effort, Murda Muzik. The California-based producer has worked on all four studio albums from the Queens, New York duo since. Earlier today (May 19), HipHopDX premiered the full album stream of The Silent Partner:
In recent years, Alchemist has produced full-length albums by Durag Dynasty, Boldy James, and Curren$y, among others. This is Havoc’s fifth solo album vocally, following 2014’s 13 Reloaded, also released on Babygrande.