Prodigy (real name Albert Johnson) passed away at in June 2017 after accidentally choking on an egg while receiving hospital treatment for sickle cell anaemia. Early reports suggested he died due to complications from the condition, which he had battled since birth. He was just 42 years old.

Following his death, tributes poured in from across the rap world, with everyone from Eminem and Kendrick Lamar to Nas and Nicki Minaj mourning the Mobb Deep giant. Last December, it was announced Prodigy is being honored with his own street in his native Queensbridge, New York.

Source: HipHopDX