Prodigy of legendary New York City hip-hop duo Mobb Deep has died.

Nas was the first to break the news. The rapper wrote “QB RIP King P. Prodigy 4 Ever” in an Instagram post.

๐Ÿ™๐Ÿพ QB RIP King P. Prodigy 4 Ever

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Noisey reports that his publicist says, “Prodigy was hospitalized a few days ago in Vegas… for complications caused by a sickle cell anemia crisis.”

Prodigy was 42 years old.

The condolences are pouring in on social media.

Infamous. Goodbye Prodigy.

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

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