It has been said that real gangsters move in silence. In the case of Havoc (of Mobb Deep) and legendary producer The Alchemist, the duo chose to let their music speak for themselves. As one of the most decorated producers in hip-hop today, The Alchemist's relationship with Mobb Deep dates back to 1999 when Cypress Hill's DJ Muggs introduced the then-upcoming producer to the revered New York duo. The Alchemist would go onto forge a strong bond with the group, resulting in a myriad of collaborations throughout the years. As a true veteran MC, Havoc has recently begun to explore an already booming solo career. The Silent Partner is a magnificently organic album that brings together one-half of the Mobb with their favorite producer for a modern day hip-hop classic. The Silent Partner features guest appearances by Method Man, Prodigy (of Mobb Deep) and Cormega. It is now available for the first time ever on Special Edition Gold Vinyl, including the Alchemist-produced instrumental version of the album.