Prodigy

If you find yourself doubting yourself, getting in your head, or worrying about the crowd at the start of this week, it’s already time for you to shake it off. Whatever the dream is, stay focused, work hard and have a little faith. Hopefully, 11-year-old DJ extraordinaire DJ Kool Flash can serve as your soundtrack.  Watch […]

The Kanye quote, “Listen To The Kids Bro,” has never been more valid than it is now. Take 5th Grader, Kenneth Francis, in the video below for example. He spit bars about Trump, slavery and more — all over Mobb Deep‘s classic “Shook Ones” beat. A beat that blessed our lives before little Kenneth was […]

It’s been over a month since Prodigy‘s untimely passing and medical examiners have finally discovered the Mobb Deep rapper’s cause of death. You may recall that just a day before his June 20 passing, the rapper was hospitalized due to the Las Vegas heat, which reached up to 110 degrees, causing his sickle cell anemia […]

The entire hip hop community had respect for Prodigy because of his deep thoughts and epic bars — but little did everyone know, he was channeling his own personal, dark experiences. In an upcoming interview on Viceland’s The Therapist, the late rapper opened up about everything from religion, to being visited by UFOs and a “Jesus-like […]

The Wu-Tang Clan sat down with Montreality to talk Prodigy, mumble rap, their favorite upcoming New York rappers, and more.

Family, friends and fans are still coping with the loss of hip hop icon Prodigy. The one half of Mobb Deep passed away on June 20, just days after being hospitalized for complications related to sickle cell anemia. Now, folks will have the opportunity to pay their respects to the “Shook Ones” rapper. His funeral […]

Just outside the BET Awards, Master P blasted the network for not supporting Prodigy while he was still alive.

It’s been a tough week for hip hop fans since news broke of rapper Prodigy‘s death — but no one took it as hard as his Mobb Deep partner Havoc. The Queens rapper told TMZ that he thought it was a “weird rumor” when he got the call that his close friend had died. Havoc […]

Albert “Prodigy” Johnson, founding member of legendary Queens rap group Mobb Deed died Tuesday (June 20) at 42 after being hospitalized for complications with sickle cell anemia. The rapper and author has battled the blood disease since birth but it is still not clear what caused his sudden death. As any true school Hip Hop […]

Prodigy apparently showed signs that he was ill after his performance on Saturday. TMZ reports that the rapper was reportedly feeling so sick during an after party in Las Vegas that he was wheeled out on a stretcher and taken to the hospital where he later died. The Mobb Deep star arrived at The Mirage for the […]

It’s a sad day for the hip hop community. Rap legend Prodigy of Mobb Deep died on Tuesday at the age of 42 years old. His publicist revealed to TMZ that he was hospitalized “a few days ago in Vegas after a Mobb Deep performance for complications caused by a sickle cell anemia crisis. As […]