Born Craig Crippen but best known by his stage name Prodigy, he was the lead singer of the hip hop boy band Mindless Behavior, whose single "My Girl" became a U.S. top forty hit in 2010. He was also one-half of the duo Mobb Deep with rapper Havoc.
He came from a musical family and developed a passion for music after listening to artists like Michael Jackson as a child.
He helped Mindless Behavior release a top ten R&B single with "Mrs. Right" in 2011.
He has a younger brother named JoJo and two younger sisters.
He performed with Mindless Behavior bandmate Roc Royal on the 2011 #1 Girl Tour.