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 […]

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. In his last interview before passing, […]

The Queens duo also influenced the mainstream.

The late rapper Prodigy battled with the illness for most of his life.

The hip hop community is banding together to celebrate Prodigy's legacy, as we've just learned he passed away from health complications.

The rapper fought a lifelong battle with sickle-cell anemia.