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Queens, New York (2000 – present)

Albert Johnson (born November 2, 1974 in Bradford, Brooklyn, New York), better known by his stage name Prodigy, is a member of the duo Mobb Deep. Prodigy has been working as a solo artist since the early 2000s. He was born to parents of Ethiopian and Jamaican descent. Prodigy was born with sickle cell anemia and has suffered from the disease throughout his life. Propelled to awareness partially by fellow Queens, New York rapper Nas, who took a similar approach lyrically on his championed “Illmatic” album from 1994, as well as with the aid of a successful single, “Shook Ones Pt. 2,” Mobb Deep suddenly found themselves developing a quickly growing cult. A year later, in 1996, Prodigy and Havoc released “Hell on Earth”; debuting at number six on SoundScan, the album found them fully realizing their approach, dropping both evocative beats and cinematic rhymes that communicated the dark side of New York’s urban landscape. Thanks to a grim video for “Hell on Earth (Front Lines)” and theatrical Scarface-like photos inside the CD booklet picturing the duo with guns and a mound of cocaine, Mobb Deep had created an elaborate image for themselves that took to a new level for . Their next release, “Murda Muzik”, was heavily bootlegged while still in its demo stage, leaking rough versions of the nearly 30 songs the duo had recorded onto the streets and over the internet.

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  • shitneys

    this is such a trainwreck

    6 Oct 6:50am Reply
  • Bessandr

    Биография больного анемией рэпера, репертуар The Prodigy... и фотки Лепса для добивона.

    21 Sep 3:02pm Reply
  • Crowdwar_

    fix this shit

    1 Sep 1:57am Reply
  • Bartiol

    рэп говно

    29 Aug 8:55am Reply
  • Sqvoll91

    О госпаде, черный человек, что вы делаете ? Я не вас слушаю )

    13 Aug 6:28pm Reply
  • drochlen

    Поржал с The Fat Of The Land в лучших альбомах, да и вообще с топ-чарта.

    14 Jul 3:00pm Reply
  • kurtkurt222

    Не хватает "The" в тэгах.

    1 Jul 4:43pm Reply
  • Wallbreaker1337

    CHANGE MY PITCH UP, SMACK MY BITCH UP ... oh. sorry

    25 Apr 8:08pm Reply
  • DropSoap

    Great, you guys suck at tagging and don't like hip-hop. We get it. Now get off the fucking shoutbox for christ's sake.

    30 Mar 9:04pm Reply
  • piccochimusic

    Mobb Deep - Taking You Off Here (Official Video) http://www.ok-tho.com/2014/03/mobb-deep-taking-you-off-here-official.html

    7 Mar 2:21am Reply
  • piccochimusic

    [New] Prodigy & Alchemist - Murder Goes Down http://www.ok-tho.com/2014/02/prodigy-alchemist-murder-goes-down.html

    28 Feb 1:30am Reply
  • VerbaIGraffiti

    Well of the course the songs by THE Prodigy are getting sent here cus the ones by Prodigy (The Rapper) are getting sent to Prodıgy smh its been like 6 months they need to fix this already.

    22 Feb 3:26pm Reply
  • axenon

    Pretty fun to see here The Prodigy albums ; d

    4 Jan 10:44am Reply
  • JA-ZZ

    жопоручки, скробблите панковую хуетень с тегом The Prodigy...

    11 Dec 2013 Reply
  • VerbaIGraffiti

    Its getting annoying with that missing dot. Wish they'd just delete that other page at this point. Theres the page "The Prodigy" for the band and this page for the rapper need to stop with the nonsense.

    4 Dec 2013 Reply
  • Smakaveli

    tagging/scrobbling chaos here to the maximum lolz and yeah I don't get that either with the missing dot!?

    3 Dec 2013 Reply
  • IamChaoz

    this guy wouldn't have so many scrobbles if it weren't for THE Prodigy

    1 Dec 2013 Reply
  • Steel_Attack

    у меня у одного пукан не рвет? ибо я слушаю и этого продиджи, и тех продиджей =)))))

    26 Nov 2013 Reply
  • ScottyPiffin

    Why is Prodigy getting scrobbled as Prodıgy? (the dot on the i missing) its pretty annoying.

    13 Nov 2013 Reply
  • triforceguy

    What the fuck? no he wasn't! The Prodigy have been going since 1991! But I agree, Prodigy is the rapper, THE Prodigy is the band. Just tag your shit right, folks.

    9 Nov 2013 Reply
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