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It’s been reported that Albert Johnson AKA Prodigy of the rap group Mobb Deep has died at the age of 42 in a hospital due to complications from Sickle Cell Anemia.

According to Mobb Deeps publicist:

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. As most of his fans know, Prodigy battled the disease since birth.The exact causes of death have yet to be determined.We would like to thank everyone for respecting the family’s privacy at this time.

 

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