Nas, Questlove, and pretty much everyone else in hip hop is mourning the death of Prodigy

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Son, they shook.

The hip-hop world is collectively in mourning Tuesday as Prodigy, half of the the legendary rap duo Mobb Deep, died at the age of 42 earlier this week, according to a statement released by his publicist. The news comes just a week after a performance at New York’s annual Summer Jam music festival. 

According to a statement provided to Complex and various outlets, the genre-defining rapper, born Alton Johnson, died after a lifetime battling sickle cell anemia: 

Johnson’s battle with the disease was not private, but since Prodigy’s passing countless tributes from musicians and fans have cropped up, including hashtags #RIPProdigy and #MobbDeep trending on Twitter.  Read more…

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