On June 20, the rapper known as Prodigy passed away. The news shocked the hip-hop world. Prodigy was a member of the hip-hop duo Mobb Deep.
However, since his death, the coroner has released a new report that provided a shocking discovery. The coroner has now reported that Prodigy has died from accidental choking. At this time, no reports have stated if it was a hard boiled egg or provided further details.
“The site previously reported Prodigy choked on an egg while in the hospital for treatment for sickle cell anemia. The rapper died on June 20 at the age of 42,” wrote People.
Those closest to Prodigy were shocked. The rapper had battled sickle cell anemia his entire life so news of him in the hospital was fairly routine. They simply expected he would get better and soon be back to normal life.
“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 N.Y. 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,” the statement added. “As most of his fans know, Prodigy battled the disease since birth,” said a representative for the artists.
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