PRODIGY FROM MOBB DEEP DEAD AT 42

Tmz reports-

Prodigy one half of the rap group Mobb Deep, has died in Las Vegas.

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.”

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

Prodigy and his partner,¬†Havoc, formed Mobb Deep in NYC in the early ’90s. Their biggest hits include “Quiet Storm” and “Shook Ones.”

RIP to Prodigy and prayers go out to his family.

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