WTF is that about, something is NOT adding up, because hospitals pay close attention to patients. Plus, if Prodigy was choking on an egg, the could have resuscitated him. Read on…
That doesn’t happen in hospitals. Plus, Prodigy was on all kinds of monitors so they would have known from the jump if his was choking.
They’ve completed the investigation into the Mobb Deep MC’s June 20 death, and the coroner ruled he died from an accidental choking.
Prodigy was in a Las Vegas hospital when he reportedly choked on an egg. He was being treated for a sickle cell flare-up after performing in the sweltering Nevada heat during the Art Of Rap music festival alongside acts such as KRS-One and EPMD.
Albert Johnson, aka Prodigy was only 42 at the time of his death. His funeral was on June 29th in New York City. Hip Hop came out to attended the passing of Prodigy, like fellow Mobb Deep member Havoc, LL Cool J, Ice-T, 50 Cent, Questlove, Remy Ma, Fat Joe and countless others.
A statement from Prodigy’s rep obtained by read:
“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.”
Prodigy was last seen performing in Vegas on The Art of Rap Tour alongside Ghostface Killah, Onyx, KRS-One and the festival’s founder, Ice-T. Mobb Deep performed on Saturday night (June 17).
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Another rapper dies – and we’re NOT believing the cause of death, are you?
We heard that Prodigy was working on an Off Off Broadway play that some were NOT happy about. Just saying…
“You have such a beautiful soul & it saddens me that there is so many people who will never get the chance to meet , experience AND appreciate this side of you . I love you dad & you will forever be a blessing to this world and to my heart . Thank you …we miss you . ??”
Make sure to pick up Prodigy literary works.