The death of Prodigy of Mobb Deep on Tuesday, June 20, was a shocking blow to hundreds of thousands of fans across the world.
The rap legend's contemporaries also mourned his loss and paid their respects with heartfelt messages on social media. You can read some of them below..
Damn. RiP to the great one Prodigy. Rap game lost a legend the world lost a G. to and for his fam. Love. MOBB— Lil Wayne WEEZY F (@LilTunechi) June 20, 2017
Love and light to the family and friends of Prodigy.— Russell Simmons (@UncleRUSH) June 20, 2017
One of Queen’s finest. He will be greatly missed.
R.I.P #PRODIGY— ScHoolboy Q (@ScHoolboyQ) June 20, 2017
Damn man.... Life is a gift. p was a gift to his fam and the rap world RIP P— QTip (@QtipTheAbstract) June 20, 2017
RIP PRODIGY sleep well king...— ghost (@therealstylesp) June 20, 2017
I'm sick to my stomach, what terrible news to wake up to. RIP Prodigy one of my favourite rappers of all time, can't believe this.— Boi-1da (@Boi1da) June 20, 2017
Rip prodigy. God bless his family and all his fans. Mobb forever.— Wiz Khalifa (@wizkhalifa) June 20, 2017