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Prodigy

Biography

Given birth to Albert Johnson but known best by his stage name Prodigy, he rose to popularity as an associate from the rap group Mobb Deep. He got hardcore gangsta rap to a fresh, more extreme level. His debut record was the 1996 discharge “Hell on the planet” within Mobb Deep. In 2011, he had written the reserve “My Infamous Lifestyle: The Autobiography of Mobb Deep’s Prodigy.” His mom, Fatima Collins, was an associate of the favorite young lady group The Crystals. His grandfather was saxophonist Budd Johnson.

Quick Facts


Date Of Birth November 2, 1974
Died June 20, 2017, Las Vegas, Nevada, United States, June 20, 2017, Las Vegas, Nevada, United States
Place Of Birth New York
Height 1.68 m, 1.68 m
Profession Rapper
Nationality American, American
Spouse Kiki Johnson
Awards NME Award for Best Dance Act, MTV Video Music Award for Best Dance Video, Brit Award for Best British Dance Act, MTV Europe Music Award for Best Video, NME Award for Best Dance Act, MTV Europe Music Award for Best Alternative, Kerrang! Award for Best Track, MTV Video Music Award Best Breakthrough Video, MTV Video Music Award for Viewer's Choice, MTV Europe Music Award for Best Electronic, Kerrang! Relentless Award, NME Award for Best Music Video, UK Festival Award for Best Dance Act, International Viewer's Choice Award for MTV Europe, NME Award for Best Dance Record
Nominations Grammy Award for Best Dance/Electronic Album, MTV Europe Music Award for Best Live Act, Brit Award for MasterCard British Album of the Year, MTV Europe Music Award for Best Group, Brit Award for British Single, Brit Award for British Group, Grammy Award for Best Alternative Music Album, MTV Video Music Award for Best Direction, Kerrang! Award for Best Live Band, Brit Award for British Video, MTV Video Music Award for Best Editing, UK Festival Award for Headline Performance Of The Year, Porin Award for Best Foreign Pop/Rock Album, NME Award for Best Reissue, Bilbao, Spain, Firestarter, Smack My Bitch Up, Breath, Grammy Award for Best Dance/Electronic Album, MTV Europe Music Award for Best Live Act, Brit Award for MasterCard British Album of the Year, MTV Europe Music Award for Best Group, Brit Award for British Single, Brit Award for British Group, Grammy Award for Best Alternative Music Album, MTV Video Music Award for Best Direction, Kerrang! Award for Best Live Band, Brit Award for British Video, MTV Video Music Award for Best Editing, UK Festival Award for Headline Performance Of The Year, Porin Award for Best Foreign Pop/Rock Album, NME Award for Best Reissue
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#Fact
1Signed to 50 Cent's record label, G-Unit
2Is half of the hip-hop group Mobb Deep with Havoc.
3Suffers from sickle-cell anemia.


Soundtrack

Soundtrack

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Entourage2015writer: "Give Up The Goods Just Step" - as Albert Johnson
The Central Park Five2012Documentary writer: "Last Man Standing" - as Albert Johnson
Rhyme and Punishment2011Documentary performer: "Real Power Is People", "The Life"
Due Date2010writer: "This Is Why I'm Hot" - as Albert Johnson
Before I Self Destruct2009Video performer: "Murder Murder"
Los Bandoleros2009Video short writer: "Hold You Down" - as Albert Johnson
Being Human2009TV Series 1 episode
Grand Theft Auto IV2008Video Game performer: "Dirty New Yorker" / writer: "Dirty New Yorker" - as A. Johnson
Entourage2007TV Series performer - 1 episode
Stomp the Yard2007writer: "Put 'Em in Their Place" - as A. Johnson
Rock the Bells2006Documentary writer: "When Worst Comes to Worst" - as Albert J. Johnson
Get Rich or Die Tryin'2005as Albert Johnson, "You a Shooter" / performer: "I Don't Know Officer"
Grand Theft Auto: Liberty City Stories2005Video Game writer: "Shook Ones Pt. II" - as A. Johnson
Lyricist Lounge: Hip Hop Video Classics2003Video writer: "Shook Ones Pt. II"
8 Mile2002writer: "Shook Ones Pt. II", "Survival Of The Fittest" - as Albert Johnson
Any Given Sunday1999writer: "NEVER GOIN' BACK" - as Albert Johnson
Black & White1999/Iwriter: "Can't Get Enough of It" - as Albert Johnson
In Too Deep1999writer: "Quiet Storm Remix" - as A. Johnson / writer: "The Specialist", "Where Ya Heart At" - as Albert Johnson
200 Cigarettes1999as A. Johnson, "No Exit The Loud Allstar Rock Remix"
The Corruptor1999performer: "5 Boroughs" / writer: "5 Boroughs" - as A. Johnson
Bulworth1998performer: "Bulworth They Talk About It While We Live It" / writer: "Bulworth They Talk About It While We Live It" - as A. Johnson
Alarm für Cobra 11 - Die Autobahnpolizei1998TV Series 1 episode
Slam1998writer: "Feel My Gat Blow" - as A. Johnson
Steel1997writer: "More Trife Life" - as Albert Johnson
Original Gangstas1996writer: "War's On"
Sunset Park1996writer: "Back at You" - as A. Johnson
Don't Be a Menace to South Central While Drinking Your Juice in the Hood1996writer: "Up North Trip" - as A. Johnson

Actor

Actor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Blackout2007/IIISin
Waters Rising2007Club Patron
Full Clip2006
Murda Muzik2004Video
California Pussycats2001Video
Mobb Deep: Quiet Storm1999Video short

Writer

Writer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Murda Muzik2004Video

Producer

Producer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
A Talent for Trouble2015co-producer

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
88 Fresh2018Documentary filmingHimself
A Talent for Trouble2015Himself
RapFix Live2012-2013TV SeriesHimself
The Mo'Nique Show2011TV SeriesHimself
Rhyme and Punishment2011DocumentaryHimself
Number One with a Bullet2008DocumentaryHimself
Big Pun: The Legacy2008Video documentaryHimself
Rap Sheet: Hip-Hop and the Cops2006DocumentaryHimself
Mobb Deep: Life of the Infamous... The Videos2006VideoHimself
106 & Park Top 10 Live2006TV SeriesHimself - Freestyle Friday Judge
50 Cent: The Massacre - Special Edition2005VideoHimself (segment "Outta Control [Remix]")
Hiphopbattle.com: Detroit vs. New York2005DocumentaryHimself
Tragedy: The Story of Queensbridge2005DocumentaryHimself
Def Jam Fight for NY2004Video GameHimself (voice)
Mobb Deep: Infamous Allegiance Pt. 12004Video documentary shortHimself
Nas: Video Anthology Vol. 12004VideoHimself (segment "If I Ruled the World")
Scarface: Origins of a Hip Hop Classic2003Video documentary shortHimself, Mobb Deep
Beef2003DocumentaryHimself - Mobb Deep
Lyricist Lounge: Hip Hop Video Classics2003VideoHimself (segment "Shook Ones Pt. II") (as Mobb Deep)
Hip-Hop VIPs2002Video documentaryHimself
Street Life2001Video documentaryHimself
Reading Festival 981998TV Special
Pete Rock: Soul Survivor1998Video shortHimself
MTV Europe Music Awards 19971997TV SpecialThemselves
MTV Fashionably Loud: The Event1997TV MovieHimself - singer

Archive Footage

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
And You Don't Stop: 30 Years of Hip-Hop2004TV Mini-Series documentaryHimself
Sendung ohne Namen2003TV Series documentaryThemselves

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