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Albert Johnson

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Birthday
2, 1974
Birthplace
New York
DEATH DATE
Jun 20, 2017 (42)
Birth Sign
Scorpio
Birthday
2, 1974
Birthplace
New York
DEATH DATE
Jun 20, 2017 (42)

About

Rapper who was also well known by his stage name Prodigy, he rose to fame as a member of the influential gangsta rap group Mobb Deep. The group crafted a rap style that consisted of a street-smart poetic approach centering on the ghetto lifestyle that surrounded them.

Before Fame

His debut album was the 1996 release Hell on Earth as part of Mobb Deep.

Trivia

In 2011, he wrote the book My Infamous Life: The Autobiography of Mobb Deep's Prodigy. 

Family Life

His mother, Fatima Collins, was a member of the popular girl group The Crystals.

Associated With

His grandfather was saxophonist Budd Johnson.