The news that Prodigy, the legendary MC from Queensbridge and 1/2 of the rap group Mobb Deep, passed away about two weeks ago hit home for the entire music world. People within the industry were paying their last respects as well as people who have retired from the game. The news first broke on Nas’ Instagram when he posted a picture of Prodigy with a caption that read “QB RIP King P. Prodigy 4 Ever.” Rappers have been showing their ways of paying respect to their fallen soldier since his passing and as a tribute to his hometown friend, Nas rapped “Shook Ones Pt.2”
During an appearance in the Netherlands for a music festival, Nas took the stage where he rapped the late great’s song. Soon after the record was cut off, Nas began a “R.I.P. Prodigy” chant which was then followed up with a huge chant from the crowd.
Check out the full clip below.