Prodigy, Mobb Deep died at 42

Prodigy, one half of Mobb Deep, has died in Las Vegas … TMZ reported on Tuesday.

He’s battled health problems for years, most notably suffering from sickle cell, but right now the cause of death is unknown.

Prodigy was in Vegas over the weekend performing with the “Art of Rap” tour … with Ghostface Killah, Onyx, KRS-One, Ice-T to name a few. Mobb Deep performed Saturday night.