Hip hop has lost another legend, Prodigy, one-half of the seminal New York City hip-hop outfit Mobb Deep, died today (Tuesday) at the age of 42.
Mobb Deep’s publicist confirmed the rapper’s death.
On Instagram, Prodigy’s longtime Mobb Deep partner, Havoc, posted two photos in remembrance.
Other members of the hip hop and music world are sharing their reaction to today’s sad news.
Damn. RiP to the great one Prodigy. Rap game lost a legend the world lost a G. 🙏🏽 to and for his fam. Love. MOBB
— Lil Wayne WEEZY F (@LilTunechi) June 20, 2017
Rip prodigy. God bless his family and all his fans. Mobb forever.
— Wiz Khalifa (@wizkhalifa) June 20, 2017
— Travis Barker (@travisbarker) June 20, 2017
— Twista (@TWISTAgmg) June 20, 2017
Terrible terrible news damn #prodigy no words. Im live on shade 45 sirius xm right now tune in we gonna talk all things P
— Talib Kweli Greene (@TalibKweli) June 20, 2017
Rest In Peace Prodigy….. HipHop will miss you.
— Joe Budden (@JoeBudden) June 20, 2017
Rest in Power, Prodigy. Joe Budden is right, hip hop will miss you.