Thursday, 22 June 2017
Rapper Prodigy dies at 42
Prodigy, one half of Mobb Deep, has died in Las Vegas at age 42. His publicist says he was hospitalized "a few days ago in Vegas after a Mobb Deep performance for complications caused by a sickle cell anemia crisis.
Prodigy battled the disease since birth, while the exact cause of death has not been determined, the publicist added. Prodigy was in Vegas over the weekend performing with the Art of Rap tour, with Ghostface Killah, Onyx, KRS-One, and Ice-T. Mobb Deep performed Saturday night.