Two months after the sudden passing of Mobb Deep rapper, Prodigy, his cause of death is being revealed.
According to reports, the rapper died on June 20 after choking on an egg while at a hospital where he was being treated for sickle cell anemia. The official cause of death has been ruled “accidental choking.”
The New York native was in Las Vegas for the Art of Rap tour when he was taken to a nearby hospital where he died. At the time of his passing, the rapper’s publicist released a statement which read:
“It is with extreme sadness and disbelief that we confirm the death of our dear friend Albert Johnson, better known to millions of fans as Prodigy of legendary NY rap duo Mobb Deep. Prodigy was hospitalized a few days ago in Vegas after a Mobb Deep performance for complications caused by a sickle cell anemia crisis.”
Albert Johnson, the rapper’s legal name, was 44.