It is a very sad day in Hip Hop as the news of a sudden death hits home for yet another legend. 

Prodigy of Mobb Deep has passed away at the age of 42. The rapper reportedly suffered complications from his life long battle with sickle cell anemia while performing in Las Vegas. He was then hospitalized. 
The group’s publicist has stated that the exact cause of death has yet to be determined. Stars have since been pouring out their condolences: 

Don't want to believe he's gone. Omg. RIP @prodigymobbdeep #QueensFinest

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Rest In Peace Dunn. You will be deeply missed @prodigymobbdeep ????????????????????????

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legend. #ripprodigy

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Family. We Mobb Deep 4 Ever. RIP PRODIGY

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Prodigy was in Vegas over the weekend performing with the Art of Rap tour … with Ghostface Killah, Onyx, KRS-One, and Ice-T … to name a few. Mobb Deep together for the last time Saturday night.
Rest In Peace to a true legend. 

Written By: Novia Rose, Associate Entertainment Editor 
Instagram: @noveerose 


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