Lin-Manuel Miranda pays tribute to Mobb Deep
MC Prodigy one half of the legendary Hip Hop group Mobb Deep unexpectedly past away in June of 2017. However, the legacy of the Prodigy continues from his rhyme partner Havoc and Lin-Manuel Miranda the writer/creator of the Broadway musical Hamilton.
Lin-Manuel Miranda released the video ‘Boom Goes the Cannon” via Hamildrop what makes this video special this song marks one of the last collaborative efforts with Prodigy and Havoc. The visuals show Prodigy performing representing Queensbridge to fullest in the video.
Havoc shares his thoughts on Boom Goes the Cannon ” project:
“It was an honor being part of the Hamilton project just on the strength alone I’m a huge fan of the musical; I am a history buff so it was right up my alley. This being one of the few last recordings I did with Prodigy definitely holds a special place in my heart and always will when I hear the record. He’ll forever be my “right hand man.”
Prodigy’s estate released a statement praised the video by saying “The family, friends, and colleagues of Prodigy of Mobb Deep would like to give an abundance of gratitude to those who have been supportive, shown loyalty, and dedication for the past 25 years. For his “Infamous” ascendancy in Hip-Hop depicted through movies, books, and music. Above all, his advocacy on sickle cell awareness and the importance of adopting a healthy lifestyle. Let’s continue to honor Prodigy, by celebrating his life and legacy.”
Watch the video below for Boom Goes the Cannon