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Status Ain't Hood

Look What Prodigy Brought To The Table

Prodigy slumps in a musty easychair, sweaty and shirtless. The room is dark and dank. Candles burn. A skull sits in a pizza box next…
Tom Breihan | June 21, 2017 - 10:40 am

Status Ain't Hood

What Happened To Ludacris?

In 2004, Spike Jonze had already made Being John Malkovich and Adaptation, and he'd mostly retired from making music videos. There were, however, exceptions. Jonze,…
Tom Breihan | April 12, 2017 - 12:51 pm

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The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

Why did everyone release their darkest and most fucked vidoes this week? Is it just too cold for some fun, sunny music videos? Are we…
Tom Breihan | February 7, 2014 - 2:13 pm

More Prodigy stories

New Podcast Series About Mobb Deep’s Prodigy Debuts

Mobb Deep's Prodigy died last summer at the age of 42. The rapper struggled with sickle cell anemia throughout his illustrious career, becoming an advocate…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | July 19, 2018 - 11:31 am

Mobb Deep’s Havoc Shares Unreleased Freestyles On 1-Year Anniversary Of Prodigy’s Death

As of this year, Prodigy, one half of the iconic Queens rap duo Mobb Deep, has been gone for one year. A year ago today,…
Tom Breihan | June 20, 2018 - 10:44 am

Havoc Says A New Mobb Deep Album Will Be Out This Year

Prodigy, one half of the legendary New York rap duo Mobb Deep, died suddenly last year while being treated for sickle cell. Some posthumous Mobb…
Chris DeVille | March 13, 2018 - 3:41 pm

Prodigy – “Hardbody Karate” (Feat. Conway & Big Twins)

Earlier this year, we lost the Mobb Deep member and Queens rap legend Prodigy. And today, on what would've been P's 43rd birthday, we get…
Tom Breihan | November 2, 2017 - 1:46 pm

Watch Missy Elliott, Mariah Carey, A Prodigy Tribute, And More At VH1’s Hip-Hop Honors 2017

VH1 turned the clock back Monday in another nostalgic trek down memory lane for Hip-Hop Honors: The ’90s Game Changers. To kick off the show,…
Latifah Muhammad / Billboard | September 19, 2017 - 9:52 am

Mobb Deep – “Greatness”

In June, Mobb Deep's Prodigy died due to accidental choking, and since then some unreleased Mobb Deep tracks has surfaced. We've already heard "Try My
James Rettig | August 21, 2017 - 1:31 pm

Rick Ross Salutes Prodigy & Chester Bennington At Billboard Hot 100 Fest

Rick Ross headlined the Sun Stage last night (8/19), capping off a day-long party of genre-hopping hysteria on Billboard Hot 100 Festival’s second-biggest stage. Ross…
Chris Payne / Billboard | August 20, 2017 - 12:45 pm

Prodigy’s Cause Of Death Ruled As Accidental Choking

Prodigy's official cause of death has been ruled as accidental choking, TMZ reports. The legendary Mobb Deep rapper, who passed away in June, reportedly choked
Peter Helman | August 3, 2017 - 7:17 pm

Hear Mobb Deep’s Previously Unreleased Track “What You Think”

It's been a little over a month since the passing of Mobb Deep's Prodigy. Amidst the tributes and continued mourning of the Queens' rapper, new…
Margaret Farrell | July 24, 2017 - 4:29 pm

Watch Nas Perform Mobb Deep’s “Shook Ones Part II” In Tribute To Prodigy

Nas always had a complicated relationship with Mobb Deep, and especially with Prodigy, who died two weeks ago at the way-too-young age of 24. (Nas…
Tom Breihan | July 5, 2017 - 11:17 am

Hear Eminem & Kendrick Lamar Rap Prodigy Verses On Hot 97

Eminem and Kendrick Lamar honored Mobb Deep's Prodigy on NYC's Hot 97 over the weekend. The two rappers guested on Peter Rosenberg's Real Late show,…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | June 27, 2017 - 3:24 pm

Atlanta Newscasters Sneakily Pay Tribute To Mobb Deep’s Prodigy

Mobb Deep's Prodigy passed away earlier this week and people are paying their respects in any way that they can, like these two news anchors…
James Rettig | June 22, 2017 - 12:41 pm

Watch Mobb Deep’s Havoc Discuss Prodigy’s Death: “I Could Have Crashed With My Kids In The Car”

After paying tribute to his late Mobb Deep partner with some Instagram posts earlier this week, Havoc has detailed his response to Prodigy's death in…
Chris DeVille | June 22, 2017 - 12:34 pm

Mobb Deep’s Havoc Pays Tribute To Prodigy

Mobb Deep's Havoc paid tribute to his collaborator Prodigy, who died today at 42. The rapper posted two photos on Instagram, the first of which…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | June 20, 2017 - 5:20 pm