Prodigy of Mobb Deep passess away at 42

Prodigy had been recently hospitalized due to complications stemming from his life long battle with sickle cell anemia. The cause of death has not yet been officially determined. His publicist issued the following statement to XXL Magazine:

“It is with extreme sadness and disbelief that we confirm the death of our dear friend Albert Johnson, better known to millions of fans as Prodigy of legendary NY rap duo Mobb Deep. Prodigy 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 exact causes of death have yet to be determined. We would like to thank everyone for respecting the family’s privacy at this time.”

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