Tag: Prodigy

Mobb Deep rapper Prodigy dead at 42

New York-born rapper Prodigy, who made up half of the iconic hip hop duo Mobb Deep, has died. He was 42. The artist, whose real name was Albert Johnson, was hospitalized several days ago in Las Vegas due to complications from sickle cell anemia. “As most of his fans know, Prodigy battled the disease since
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Prodigy Talks About How Nas’ ‘Illmatic’ Inspired Mobb Deep’s ‘The Infamous’: “It Helped Us Realize We Weren’t Telling Our Story Correctly” (Video)

As many East Coast hip hop heads know, this past week carries special significance for the legendary hardcore duo Mobb Deep. Last Tuesday marked the 22nd anniversary of The Infamous, an archetype of grimy 1990’s New York hip hop. For the latest episode of “Open Space,” Prodigy of Mobb Deep stopped by MASS APPEAL to
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