Breaking: Prodigy Of Mobb Deep Dead at 42

Prodigy of Mobb Deep has died at age 42. A publicist for the group confirmed  that he was found unconscious this morning and has passed away.

Mobb’s publicist  the following statement:

“It is with extreme sadness and disbelief that we confirm the death of our dear friend Albert Johnson, better known to millions of fans as Prodigy of legendary NY rap duo Mobb Deep. Prodigy was hospitalized a few days ago in Vegas after a Mobb Deep performance for complications caused by a sickle cell anemia crisis. As most of his fans know, Prodigy battled the disease since birth. The exact causes of death have yet to be determined. We would like to thank everyone for respecting the family’s privacy at this time.”

Tributes started pouring in within the last hour from various artists from the industry most notably Nas who posted on his instragram page “QB RIP King. Prodigy 4 Ever”


🙏🏾 QB RIP King P. Prodigy 4 Ever

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