Popular Rapper Prodigy dies at 42.

The rapper Prodigy, half of the hip-jump pair Mobb Deep, has passed on in Las Vegas, TMZ reports.

He was 42 years of age.

A couple days prior, the rapper was allegedly hospitalized in Vegas for complexities caused by a sickle cell iron deficiency emergency after a Mobb Deep execution.

As a large portion of his fans know, Prodigy fought the malady since birth.

In any case, the correct reason for death has not been resolved.

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