Prodigy Of Mobb Deep Dead At 42

Albert “Prodigy” Johnson – NY solo rap fiend and member of the legendary Mobb Deep duo, has passed away at age 42 in Las Vegas. He was there for the “Art of Rap Tour” alongside Ghostface Killah, Ice-T, Onyx and KRS-One.

While the cause of death is unknown, it’s no secret that Prodigy has battled sickle cell anemia since birth and was hospitalized a few days ago due to complications from the disease.

Over the course of his career, Progidy achieved a solo Hot 100 hit, placed three albums in the top 10 of R&B/Hip-Hop, and eight top 10 Mobb Deep albums, three of which scored #1. The duo also achieved five top 40 songs on the Hot R&B/Hip-Hop charts as well.

H/T Billboard

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