Mobb Deep’s Prodigy Dead At 42

by Jessica Lane

June 20, 2017

Photo by Slaven Vlasic/Getty Images

“We livin’ this til the day that we die”….Mobb Deep performed together for the last time on Saturday night.

Pour some out for Prodigy & the rest of the Hip-Hop heads mourning the loss of a great one. Prodigy, one half of the epic Hip-hop duo Mobb Deep, has died at 42.

Prodigy died in Vegas. Although causes are unknown, his health problems are no secret to the industry. He’s been battling sickle cell disease.

EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ – JUNE 11: Prodigy and Havoc of Mobb Deep perform during the 2017 Hot 97 Summer Jam at MetLife Stadium on June 11, 2017 in East Rutherford, New Jersey. (Photo by Taylor Hill/WireImage)

Prodigy & Havoc, both performed on Saturday night in Vegas for the “Art of Rap” tour, alongside Ghostface Killah, Onyx, KRS-One, Ice-T and more.

The legendary Mobb Deep came to be in the early 90s, when NYC ruled Hip-Hop. Queensbridge’s finest gave us many hits including “Shook Ones,” “Survival of the Fittest” and “Quiet Storm.”

Celebrate his legacy! Tell us your favorite Mobb Deep song.

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