Mobb Deep Star Prodigy Dies Aged 42

Published: Tuesday 20th Jun 2017 by Sam

In breaking news, it’s been confirmed that Prodigy – from iconic Rap outfit Mobb Deep – has passed away at age 42.

Per his publicist, his death occurred in Las Vegas and came days after he was hospitalized following a performance for complications relating to sickle cell anemia crisis. The rapper, real name Albert Johnson, had long suffered from the illness.

Our sincerest thoughts and prayers go out to his family.

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  1. SMH June 20, 2017

    Damn, RIP to a true Hip Hop Icon.

  2. MUSICHEAD June 20, 2017

    Another piece of my childhood gone. More Trife Life is still my favorite Mobb Deep song! And Mariah Carey’s sample on The Roof with them on the remix is a classic. RIP Prodigy.

  3. Coolio June 20, 2017

    This is sad… Rest in peace king.

  4. Fancy BISH June 20, 2017

    Absolutely amazing rap artist! His lyrics and vocal cadence gives you goosebumps…in high school bumping Shook Ones Pt. II, Temperature’s Rising, Eye For A Eye, G.O.D. Pt. III…in college bumping Quiet Storm Remix, It’s Mine, everything…so sad, but he got to make his dreams come true…when Prodigy is in the zone lyrically, he’s like RAKIM…
    I’m only 19, but my mind is older
    When the things get for real, my warm heart turns cold
    Another n**** deceased, another story gets told
    It ain’t nothing really, ayo, Dun, spark the Philly
    So I can get my mind off these yellow-backed n*****
    Why they still alive? I don’t know, go figure
    Meanwhile back in Queens the realness and foundation
    If I die, I couldn’t choose a better location
    Prayers to his family, friends and Havoc!

  5. DanYiel Iman June 20, 2017

    🙏🏽Prayers for the families!🙏🏽

  6. Jamie June 20, 2017

    Wow!!! RIP.

  7. Jeans June 20, 2017

    We will miss u Prodigy!

  8. I HATE WHITE n BLACK BIT..,,,HES June 20, 2017

    I’m young I’m black I’m rich and yes I’m ghetto than the motherfuking projects steps. R.I,p to prodigy

  9. JustCoastWitHa June 21, 2017

    Rest In Power Bandana P !

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