Prodigy, veteran rapper and one-half of Mobb Deep, passed away today. He was 42. The MC and his Mobb Deep partner, Havoc, broke into hip-hop in 1992 under the name Poetical Prophets. A year later, they released their Mobb Deep debut, ‘Juvenile Hall.’ The duo released a total of eight records together. In 2000, Prodigy launched his solo career with ‘H.N.I.C.’ and would go on to release a number of solo records and mixtapes. Learn more at RollingStone.com.