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BREAKING NEWS: Rapper Prodigy of Mobb Deep Dead at 42

By Teonny Spears / Published on Tuesday, 20 Jun 2017 14:15 PM / No Comments

I have some shocking and surprising news to share with all of you hip hop lovers. It has just been announced that rapper Prodigy, who is one half of the group Mobb Deep has passed away at the age of 42.

Prodigy, who suffered from sickle cell, has battled health problems for years reportedly. He was found dead in Vegas, where he last performed on the Art of Rap Tour with Ghostface Killah, Onyx, KRS-One and Ice-T.

Formed in 1992, Mobb Deep released a total of 8 albums, with the last being 2014’s The Infamous Mobb Deep. There are no current details to what has caused Prodigy’s death but we will keep you posted.



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26 year-old Teonny Spears, is from a small town in Louisiana called Ferriday, where he currently lives. A fan of Pop music, Teonny began writing at a small age and in 2005, he began blogging for fun on Myspace about his favorite artists. After building a love for entertainment news, he began working for, and launched his own weekly show in 2009 called EnterSHADEment Talk for 8 seasons and over 200 episodes before ending the show in 2012. He shortly left Defglam in the same year. In 2012, Teonny became the Pop Culture Expert for Sinuous Magazine.After a three-year run, Teonny left the publication to pursue new interests, and now resides at, as the Editor-in-Chief, where he specializes in Celebrity Gossip, fashion, music & introducing readers to new and rising talent. Teonny is also part of a collective called The Bloginati, a Multifaceted group with people who touch on several forms of media.