Hip-hop Legend Prodigy Dies At 42
Rap legend and hip hop pioneer from the group Mobb Deep; member Prodigy who’s real name is Albert Johnson after batting with sickle cell anemia for most of his life passed away in a Las Vegas hospital after having complications steaming from the sickness. Most of the fans in the hip-hop / music industry took to their social media channels to send prayers to his family during this time of grief. Hip-hop has lost a major lyricist and he will be missed.
RIP to #Prodigy of Mobb Deep. 🙏🏿
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