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Cormega Writes Tribute to Prodigy: “I loved him.”

Among the newscasters, rappers, and music legends who have paid tribute to Mobb Deep rapper Prodigy since his death last week,  Cormega has been particularly…
Dale Eisinger / June 25, 2017

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A Brief Guide to the Endless Hip-Hop Samples of Ennio Morricone

Ennio Morricone, the celebrated Italian film composer who died on Monday at the age of 91, could elevate any film…
Zach Schonfeld / July 8, 2020

Mobb Deep’s Murda Muzik: The 1999 SPIN Review

This review originally appeared in the November 1999 issue of SPIN. In honor of the album's 20th anniversary, we're republishing it here. "Take these…
Joe Gross / August 17, 2019

Watch Lin-Manuel Miranda’s Video for Mobb Deep’s “Boom Goes The Cannon”

Recently, Lin-Manuel Miranda released "Boom Goes The Cannon" from Mobb Deep via his HamilDrops singles project. Today sees the debut of a new video for the track, dedicated to Prodigy and…
Israel Daramola / August 27, 2018

Hear Two Unreleased Freestyles From Mobb Deep on the Anniversary of Prodigy’s Death

A year ago today, Prodigy of Mobb Deep died while in the hospital for complications from sickle cell anemia. Sine then, Mobb Deep have continued to…
Israel Daramola / June 20, 2018

Lin-Manuel Miranda’s HamilDrops Series Releases New Mobb Deep Song

Lin-Manuel Miranda has released a posthumous Mobb Deep song via his continuing HamilDrops singles project. The track is pretty standard-issue material from the legendary Queens group,…
Winston Cook-Wilson / June 18, 2018

VH1 Hip-Hop Honors: Watch Missy Elliott Perform “She’s a Bitch” and a Tribute to Prodigy

On the VHI Hip-Hop Honors' '90s Game Changers" awards show last night, Mobb Deep's Havoc led a tribute to his late musical partner Prodigy, with…
Winston Cook-Wilson / September 19, 2017

Mobb Deep – “Greatness”

Hot 97 and 106 and Park vet DJ Absolut released music with Mobb Deep during the late Prodigy's liftime and also recently premiered a posthumous…
Winston Cook-Wilson / August 21, 2017

NBA 2K18’s Trailer Completely Butchers Prodigy’s “Shook Ones Pt. II” Verse

The popular basketball video game NBA 2K released a new trailer for its upcoming edition today, and perhaps in a nod to Prodigy, it is scored by the…
Brian Josephs / August 16, 2017

Mobb Deep’s Prodigy Choked to Death, According to Coroner: Report

Prodigy died of accidental choking, the Clark County Medical Examiner has determined, according to TMZ. The Mobb Deep rapper died June 20 in a Las Vegas hospital…
Taylor Berman / August 4, 2017

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 tributesand continued mourning of the Queens’ rapper, new tracks have come…
Margaret Farrell / July 25, 2017

Mobb Deep – “Try My Hand”

The Alchemist produced regularly for the late Prodigy from the late 1990s up until his passing, and today, the producer shared a new unreleased track called "Try My Hand" credited…
Winston Cook-Wilson / July 21, 2017

Watch Nas Pay Tribute to Prodigy by Performing “Shook Ones, Pt. II”

Fellow Queensbridge alumnus Nas collaborated with Mobb Deep on multiple occasions throughout the '90s, including on The Infamous' "Eye for a Eye (Your Beef Is Mines)" and It…
Brian Josephs / July 5, 2017

Prodigy’s Public Funeral to Take Place This Thursday

This Thursday, there will be a public funeral service for Mobb Deep's Prodigy, who passed away last week after being hospitalized for sickle cell-related complications.
Brian Josephs / June 27, 2017

Hear Eminem and Kendrick Lamar Rap Prodigy Verses on Hot 97

Eminem and Kendrick Lamar paid tribute to the late and great Prodigy on Peter Rosenberg's Real Late show on NYC's Hot 97. The two rappers…
Winston Cook-Wilson / June 27, 2017

Listen to Q-Tip’s Two-Hour Radio Tribute to Prodigy

For the latest installment of his Beats 1 radio show, Abstract Radio, A Tribe Called Quest's Q-Tip dedicated his two-hour program to the late, great…
Dale Eisinger / June 25, 2017
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