Rapper Prodigy of Rap Group “Mobb Deep” Dead at 42



(TIML NEWS) This is just tragic folks Rapper Prodigy of Mobb Deep has Passed away.

Prodigy, one half of Mobb Deep, has died in Las Vegas … We have learned.

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. As most of his fans know, Prodigy battled the disease since birth.”

The publicist added … the exact cause of death has not been determined.”

Prodigy was in Vegas over the weekend performing with the “Art of Rap” tour … with Ghostface Killah, Onyx, KRS-One, Ice-T to name a few. Mobb Deep performed Saturday night.