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Mobb Deep’s Prodigy Dead at 42: Twitter Reaction

The sudden death of Mobb Deep’s Prodigy at just 42 years of age has left the rap world stunned. 

Unsurprisingly, many artists and other figures have taken to Twitter to express their grief and condolences for the late MC.

Russell Simmons on Twitter

Love and light to the family and friends of Prodigy. One of Queen's finest. He will be greatly missed.

Infamous. Goodbye Prodigy.

3,360 Likes, 187 Comments - Questlove Gomez (@questlove) on Instagram: "Infamous. Goodbye Prodigy."


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Nadeska Alexis on Twitter

R.I.P. Prodigy. Can't believe we lost another legend ????

Ko-Jo Cue on Twitter

R.I.P Prodigy ... ???????????? ... Return of the Mac got me through my first 9-5 ... I was typesetting and photocopying whilst bumping Mac 10 Handle.

BLUEPRINT on Twitter

I don't know if people really get how dope Prodigy was. Us even calling the podcast "The Most Infamous" was a nod to Mob Deep

smitty on Twitter

RIP Prodigy ???? #MobbDeep 4ever

We keep losing our great ones... To my dude Bandana P... R.I.P. Prodigy of The Infamous MOBB DEEP... We got crazy memories! Condolences To Your Family! @prodigymobbdeep

7,580 Likes, 396 Comments - @djpremier on Instagram: "We keep losing our great ones... To my dude Bandana P... R.I.P. Prodigy of The Infamous MOBB..."


rem. on Twitter

rest in power prodigy.

Danny Brown on Twitter

RIP Prodigy one of the greatest rappers ever!!!!!

Don't want to believe he's gone. Omg. RIP @prodigymobbdeep #QueensFinest

55.9k Likes, 923 Comments - Nicki Minaj (@nickiminaj) on Instagram: "Don't want to believe he's gone. Omg. RIP @prodigymobbdeep #QueensFinest"


Kid Ink on Twitter

R.I.P. Prodigy damn... he showed me love since day one

Boi-1da on Twitter

I'm sick to my stomach, what terrible news to wake up to. RIP Prodigy one of my favourite rappers of all time, can't believe this.

Boi-1da on Twitter

Glad I got to do something with P. He was a solid dude, RIP King. on Twitter

RIP Prodigy. Sad news. #MobbDeep

TIDAL on Twitter

RIP to Prodigy, the legendary Mobb Deep MC has passed away at age 42.

Roc marci on Twitter

R.I.P Prodigy thank you for everything I can't gather words for what u meant to all of us

Cannibal Aux on Twitter

Nooooo not Prodigy!!!!!!


Suavecito. on Twitter

holy shit, RIP to Prodigy. Can't believe that news real, one of the coolest guys I've ever got the honor of working with. #Tiltheangelscome


Unbelievable. Rest in peace Don P. ????


ryan good on Twitter

I put my lifetime in between the paper's lines" - Prodigy

Dante Ross on Twitter

Take a moment of silence for the man named Prodigy and give thanks and praise the man was a ????