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According to both Nas and his brother Jungle rapper Prodigy has passed away.
The two took to Instagram with a caption that reads: “QB RIP King P. Prodigy 4 Ever.”
Prodigy’s publicist released a statement claiming the rapper was found unconscious this morning.
“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.
Stay tuned for more information as the story develops.
#RIP to a LEGEND!
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