|Prodigy Quick Info|
|Height||5 ft 6 in|
|Date of Birth||November 2, 1974|
|Date of Death||June 20, 2017|
Prodigy was an illustrious American rapper, songwriter, author, and entrepreneur who reached great heights of success with Mobb Deep (1991-2012; 2013-2017), the hip hop group he formed with rapper Havoc. His social media accounts have more than 500k followers on Instagram and more than 250k followers on Twitter.
He was born on November 2, 1974.
Prodigy passed away in Las Vegas on June 20, 2017, due to complications arising from sickle-cell anemia, a medical condition that plagued him since birth. He was 42 years old at the time.
Hempstead, New York, United States
Rapper, Songwriter, Author, Entrepreneur
- Father – Budd Johnson Jr.
- Mother – Fatima Collins
- Siblings – Greg Johnson (Older Brother)
- Loud Records
- eOne Music
- SRC Records
- Relativity Records
5 ft 6 in or 167.5 cm
66 kg or 145.5 lbs
Girlfriend / Spouse
Prodigy had dated –
- Karrine Steffans (2003)
- Keyshia Cole
- Lindsay Lohan
- Kiki Johnson – Prodigy was happily married to Kiki Johnson for many years. He was the father son Shaka Johnson and daughter Tasia Johnson.
Race / Ethnicity
He had African-American ancestry.
- Tattoos all over his body
- Short stature
Prodigy Favorite Things
- Summer Escapes – Manhattan, New York City
Source – Okayplayer.com
- He had beefs with high-profile artists like Tupac Shakur, Jay-Z, Snoop Dogg, Keith Murray, Redman, and many others.
- Prodigy allowed his young son to get the letter ‘P’ tattooed on his arm as a gift on his 7th birthday.
- He released his autobiography titled My Infamous Life: The Autobiography of Mobb Deep’s Prodigy in 2011.
- Three Mobb Deep records – The Infamous (1995), Hell on Earth (1996), and Murda Muzik (1999) became the defining albums of the boom-bap era and cemented their status in the highly-contentious East Coast-West Coast hip hop rivalry of the 1990s.
- In 2007, Prodigy served a 3-year prison sentence after pleading guilty to the charge of illegal gun possession. He was finally released in March 2011.
Featured Image by Prodigymobbdeep / Instagram