Sad news to report. Prodigy of the group Mobb Deep has passed away, according to TMZ.
As of now, the cause of death is unknown. But he’s suffered from sickle cell disease for many years and has openly talked
about it in interviews and in his music. This past weekend, he and his partner Havoc were on the road with KRS-One, Ice-T, Ghostface Killah and Onyx as part of the Art of Rap tour.
(Hip Hop reacts to Prodigy’s death.)
Prodigy was 42 years old at the time of his death. We’ll update the details about his tragic passing as they become available.