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Mobb Deep Rapper Prodigy's Official Cause Of Death Revealed

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Gone too soon…

As we reported, in June, Prodigy died at a Las Vegas hospital where he was getting treatment for sickle cell anemia. Although he battled the illness his entire life, his condition became worse while performing in extreme Nevada heat.

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According to TMZ, on Thursday, the Clark County Medical Examiner listed the musician's official cause of death as accidental choking.

Multiple sources say the New York-native choked on an egg while at the hospital on June 20.

Prodigy was performing on the Art of Rap tour alongside Ghostface Killah, Onyx, KRS-One, and Ice-T.

He was 42.

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