Prodigy Net Worth Forbes and Salary 2017:
Albert Johnson better known by his stage name Prodigy, was an American rapper. He was born on November 2, 1974, in Hempstead, New York and died in June 20, 2017 in Las Vegas, Nevada.
Prodigy is known for being a the one half the hip hop duo Mobb Deep alongside the rapper Havoc.
Prodigy: The Beginning of success:
Prodigy’s career started after he met his future music partner, Havoc, he also joined Jive and appeared as a guest on the Boyz N The Hood soundtrack on the song « Too Young » by Hi-Five in 1991. The due released their first album in 1993 called Juvenile Hell, followed by another album in 1995 titled The Infamous. A year and a half later, Prodigy and Havoc released their third album, Hell on Earth. Both The Infamous and Hell on Earth were successful.
In 2000, Prodigy released his first solo album, H.N.I.C; he also released an autobiography under the name of My Infamous Life: The Autobiography of Mobb Deep’s Prodigy in 2001.
Prodigy kept working as solo or with Havoc, as he released H.N.I.C. Pt. 2 in 2009, a free EP called The Ellsworth Bumpy Johnson EP, a song titled « The Type« , with Curren$y and Amerikaz Nightmare, Blood Money, The Infamous Mobb Deep alongside Havoc.
Prodigy Personal Informations:
Prodigy Height: 5 feet 6 in (168 cm)
Prodigy Weight: 167 lbs (75kg)
Prodigy quotes: Nah, it’s always Albert Johnson talking. I just go by Prodigy in the rap world ’cause it sounds better than Albert Johnson.
Prodigy net worth: Prodigy has a net worth around $5 million. He earns his net worth by selling songs and albums.
Family and relationship:
Prodigy came from a musical family, as his father Budd Johnson Jr, was a member of a Doo wop music group, his mother Fatima Frances Collins Johnson was a member of The Crystals, his grandfather was a saxophonist and his great-uncle was a trombonist.
Prodigy died in June 2017 at the age of 42 after suffering from complications due to sickle cell anemia.
Awards and nominations:
1998 – NME Awards – Best Dance Act – Prodigy.
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