Prodigy, one-half of the legendary duo Mobb Deep has passed away at 42. Per his publicist, his death occured in Las Vegas. Prodigy was in Vegas as part of the “Art of Rap Tour” along with Ghostface Killah, Onyx, KRS-One, and Ice-T. The cause of his death is currently unknown, but the Queens rapper has publicly battled sickle cell anemia for decades. Prodigy was hospitalized following his performance in Vegas for complications caused by the disease.
Prior to his death being announced, Nas shared his condolences on Instagram writing, “QB RIP King P. Prodigy 4 Ever.”
Rest in peace, Prodigy.