Prodigy of Mobb Deep Talks About his Infamous Life : June 7

Mobb Deep, Vanessa Williams and more in the Penthouse.

The Infamous Is in the Building - Mobb Deep's Prodigy steps into the Penthouse to discuss everything from the lessons he learned in prison to his family tree and his new autobiography, My Infamous Life.(Photo: Darnell Williams/BET)

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The Infamous Is in the Building - Mobb Deep's Prodigy steps into the Penthouse to discuss everything from the lessons he learned in prison to his family tree and his new autobiography, My Infamous Life.(Photo: Darnell Williams/BET)

Talent Runs in the Family - Prodigy briefly discussed his family's history and how deep it runs: His mother sung in an R&B group called The Crystals, and his father sung in a group called The Chances. (Photo: Darnell Williams/BET)

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Talent Runs in the Family - Prodigy briefly discussed his family's history and how deep it runs: His mother sung in an R&B group called The Crystals, and his father sung in a group called The Chances. (Photo: Darnell Williams/BET)

Descended From Greatness - The big revelation: Prodigy's great-great-grandfather founded and built Morehouse College, one of the first historically black colleges in America.(Photo: Darnell Williams/BET)

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Descended From Greatness - The big revelation: Prodigy's great-great-grandfather founded and built Morehouse College, one of the first historically black colleges in America.(Photo: Darnell Williams/BET)

Enter Vanessa Williams - Actress Vanessa Williams sits down with the most classy, most sassy Queen of Late Night. She is currently working on her one-woman play, Feet on the Ceiling. (Photo: Darnell Williams/BET)

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Enter Vanessa Williams - Actress Vanessa Williams sits down with the most classy, most sassy Queen of Late Night. She is currently working on her one-woman play, Feet on the Ceiling. (Photo: Darnell Williams/BET)

Ancestral Journey - Recently Williams took a DNA test to see which part of Africa she has roots in. According to Williams her ancestry can be traced to the Bamileke and Tikar people of the Cameroon. (Photo: Darnell Williams/BET)

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Ancestral Journey - Recently Williams took a DNA test to see which part of Africa she has roots in. According to Williams her ancestry can be traced to the Bamileke and Tikar people of the Cameroon. (Photo: Darnell Williams/BET)

Roots - Williams describes the discovery of her family's ancestry as her "own Alex Haley Roots".  (Photo: Darnell Williams/BET)

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Roots - Williams describes the discovery of her family's ancestry as her "own Alex Haley Roots".  (Photo: Darnell Williams/BET)

Sneak Peek - Vanessa Williams previews her one woman show, Feet on the Ceiling. (Photo: Darnell Williams/BET)

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Sneak Peek - Vanessa Williams previews her one woman show, Feet on the Ceiling. (Photo: Darnell Williams/BET)

Coming of Age - Feet on the Ceiling tells the tale of a young black woman's coming of age. As Williams puts it, "We have a plethora of coming-of-age stories about young boys, but I ain't never seen no story about a young girl's coming of age, her sexual coming of age. And certainly no brown girl's coming-of-age story." (Photo: Darnell Williams/BET)

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Coming of Age - Feet on the Ceiling tells the tale of a young black woman's coming of age. As Williams puts it, "We have a plethora of coming-of-age stories about young boys, but I ain't never seen no story about a young girl's coming of age, her sexual coming of age. And certainly no brown girl's coming-of-age story." (Photo: Darnell Williams/BET)

The Penthouse Loves Ms. Smith - Simone Smith, wife of the hip-hop icon LL Cool J, drops by the Penthouse to discuss everything from marriage to her new jewelry line, Simone I. Smith.  (Photo: Darnell Williams/BET)

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The Penthouse Loves Ms. Smith - Simone Smith, wife of the hip-hop icon LL Cool J, drops by the Penthouse to discuss everything from marriage to her new jewelry line, Simone I. Smith.  (Photo: Darnell Williams/BET)

I Need Love? - Mo'Nique makes sure to ask Smith about her first time meeting LL Cool J. She recalls how they met after church on an Easter Sunday in 1987.(Photo: Darnell Williams/BET)

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I Need Love? - Mo'Nique makes sure to ask Smith about her first time meeting LL Cool J. She recalls how they met after church on an Easter Sunday in 1987.(Photo: Darnell Williams/BET)

Cancer Survivor - Smith was diagnosed with chondrosarcoma in the tibia in 2004. Despite the difficulties that followed, Smith has since made a full recovery. (Photo: Darnell Williams/BET)

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Cancer Survivor - Smith was diagnosed with chondrosarcoma in the tibia in 2004. Despite the difficulties that followed, Smith has since made a full recovery. (Photo: Darnell Williams/BET)

Striking a Couch Pose - The evening's guests pose for Darnell on the couch. (Photo: Darnell Williams/BET)

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Striking a Couch Pose - The evening's guests pose for Darnell on the couch. (Photo: Darnell Williams/BET)

Lifetime in Between the Papers - Havoc joins Prodigy to perform their classic hip hop jam "Quiet Storm." (Photo: Darnell Williams/BET)

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Lifetime in Between the Papers - Havoc joins Prodigy to perform their classic hip hop jam "Quiet Storm." (Photo: Darnell Williams/BET)

Another Great Episode Comes to an End! - It's a wrap! From left: Havoc, Prodigy, Simone Smith, Mo'Nique, Vanessa Williams and Rodney Perry.(Photo: Darnell Williams/BET)

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Another Great Episode Comes to an End! - It's a wrap! From left: Havoc, Prodigy, Simone Smith, Mo'Nique, Vanessa Williams and Rodney Perry.(Photo: Darnell Williams/BET)