Prodigy: Laid Up In The Hospital Or “Getting That Show Bread”?

Rapper Prodigy was granted yet another reprieve in beginning his 3 1/2 year jail bid for gun possession yesterday. His lawyer, Irving Cohen, claimed that severe lung pain had landed the Mobb Deep member (who suffers from sickle cell anemia) in the hospital, and that his client might also be looking at hip replacement surgery…

Jess Harvell | February 15, 2008 - 10:00 am

The start of Prodigy’s 3 1/2-year jail term for gun possession has been delayed by at least another week because the Mobb Deep member was hospitalized yesterday after developing complications from his sickle cell anemia.

Maura | February 14, 2008 - 12:15 pm

Can Hip-Hop Still Be Artistically Viable When It’s Getting Spanked By The Arcade Fire Sales-wise?

As a way of profiling three artists who made three solid hip-hop albums this year–Turf Talk, Prodigy, and Project Pat–the New York Times’ Kelefa Sanneh has written another entry in the “hip-hop: possibly dead, definitely changing” trend piece parade. The reasons, in case you’ve been otherwise occupied: sales are in the crapper, hip-hop sales are…

jharv | January 2, 2008 - 10:00 am

Did The Five-Oh Attempt To Frame 50 Cent?

It’s gotta suck to be the guy who made one of the year’s only rap albums worth listening to from beginning to end and to also be going away for a weapons charge. No, I don’t mean T.I. I’m talking about Prodigy from Mobb Deep, whose stark, retro-leaning Return Of The Mac is (yeah, I’m…

jharv | October 23, 2007 - 3:45 am

Leak Of The Day: Ghostface And Prodigy Recount Their Medical Histories

DJ Green Lantern has a new mixtape out, and it’s got a star-studded cast, with verses by the likes of Nas, Mike Jones, and Redman, as well as the obligatory Lil Wayne appearance.

Maura | March 20, 2007 - 1:52 am