Albert Johnson, aka Prodigy (November 2, 1974 – June 20, 2017), was an American rapper, author, songwriter, and entrepreneur who was one half of the hip hop duo Mobb Deep with Havoc. Johnson had sickle cell anemia and died on June 20, 2017, at the Spring Valley Medical Center in Las Vegas, Nevada.
Early Life of Prodigy
Albert Johnson, aka Prodigy, was born on November 2, 1974, in Long Island, New York, to parents Budd Johnson Jr. and Fatima Frances (Collins) Johnson. His father was a member of The Chanters, a doo-wop band. His mother was a member of The Crystals.
He had one older brother named Greg Johnson. In terms of education, he attended the High School of Art and Design in Manhattan.
Estimated Net Worth of Prodigy
Prodigy had a net worth of $10 million, according to sources. However, no information about his salary is available.
Who is Prodigy Wife?
In terms of his love life, he was married to Kiki Johnson. She had a daughter from a previous relationship named Keijzonna. Shaka Johnson, the couple’s son, was born. Tasia Johnson was Prodigy’s daughter. We don’t know anything else about their personal life.
Awards and Achievements for the Prodigy
The following are the awards won by the band Prodigy:
Illness and Death in the Prodigy
Johnson was suffering and battling sickle-cell anemia, which was causing him permanent physical pain as a result of his lifelong battle with the condition. On June 20, 2017, he died at the Spring Valley Medical Center in Las Vegas, Nevada, while being treated for complications related to his sickle cell anemia.
The Gage Law Firm filed the complaint on behalf of the family, alleging that the Spring Valley hospital breached their duty of care to Prodigy by “failing to maintain a working IV access” and “failing to continuously monitor oxygen level” as ordered by hospital physicians and that those failures resulted in Prodigy’s death.
Body Measurement of Prodigy
Albert Johnson, an American rapper, stands 5 feet 6 inches tall and weighs an unknown height. He had tattoos all over his body.
Prodigy: Professional Career
- On November 14, 2000, Johnson released his debut studio album, H.N.I.C, which included songs like Keep It Thoro, Rock Dat Shit, and Y.B.E.
- Following that, on March 27, 2007, he released the collaborative album Return of the Mac, which included the songs: Mac 10 Handle, Return of the Mac, and Stuck on You.
- On April 22, 2008, Albert released his second studio album, H.N.I.C Pt. 2, which included the songs ABC, The Life, and New Yitty.
- In the same year, he released his second collaborative album, Product of the ’80s, which included the songs “In the Smash,” “Stop Stressin,” and “Shed Thy Blood.”
- Similarly, on July 3, 2012, Johnson released his third studio album, H.N.I.C 3, which included songs like Great Spitters, Gangsta Love, Pretty Thug, and Get Money.
- On October 2, 2012, he released his second album, The Bumpy Johnson album.
- Albert, on the other hand, released two albums: Albert Einstein on June 11, 2013, and Young Rollin Stonerz on November 24, 2014.
- In addition, on January 20th, 2017, he released his most recent studio album, Hegelian Dialectic (The Book of Revelation).