Prodigy, of Mobb Deep has died Tuesday at the age of 42.
Albert Johnson better known as Prodigy by millions of hip hop fans, has passed away at age 42. Prodigy was hospitalized after a performance in Las Vegas on the Art of Rap tour from his ongoing battle with sickle cell anemia.
The exact cause of death has yet to be determined.
On his fellow Mobb Deep rap partner, Havoc, Instagram was posted two photos in memory of the passing of Prodigy with the simple phrase: “Forever.”
Tributes and condolences was also delivered on social media by other hip hop legends including Ghosface Killah, Nas, Lil Wayne, Method Man, Q-Tip, and Questlove.