Prodigy Released From Jail [VIDEO]

After spending three years behind bars for criminal possession of a weapon, Prodigy was released from Mid State correctional facility just minutes ago.

50 Cent confirmed the news, tweeting an image of P outside the jail with a cigar in his mouth. “[M]y man Prodigy is free,” he wrote. “[C]heck out his first pic.”

Havoc, the Queens-bred rapper’s longtime partner in Mobb Deep, told last week that the duo plan on returning to the studio once V.I.P. touches down. “[Prodigy] is ready is touch the town, go home, get to work [and] catch up on a lot of shit that he missed,” he said.

As previously reported, Prodigy was arrested in October 2006. During a traffic stop, following an illegal U-turn, the rapper’s bulletproof Chevy Suburban was searched and a.22 caliber firearm was found. The rapper pleaded guilty to the charges and began a mandatory three and a half year sentence on March 18, 2008.

A month after his release this Monday, his memoir, My Infamous Life: The Autobiography of Mobb Deep’s Prodigy, will be released through Touchstone/Simon and Shuster books on April 19. Soon afterwards he will embark on a book tour, visiting stores and colleges throughout the East Coast.—Elan Mancini

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  • that nigga

    Return of the Mac!!

  • Tyrannical T

    Damn, three years. Not a lot of rappers nowadays doing time like that. No doubt Prodigy is one of the realest.

  • http://xxlmag RalNYC

    Shout out to Prodigy. Mobb Deep one of my favorite groups!

  • MindState

    Big shout to P! Glad to see him back..



  • Rotten Owl Sheep

    Prodigy gets tons of respect! Welcome home OG.

  • CryMeARivera

    I would SIGN Prodigy and Havoc , total domination right there!!!! Welcome back, and HNIC3 , please!!!!!

  • Sean Star

    Keep ya head up, P!
    G-unit for me for life


    A book tour???…..who wants to read about him?……the biggest thing he ever did was make that illegal U-turn

    • shawtynate

      you’s a hater

  • http://http// OSAMABENRAPPIN

    Can’t Wait to Hear What they got stored in their Memory Banks!!!! MOBB DEEP. Hey 50 Get Them In The LAB A.S.A.P. SUN!

  • BDG

    they cant stop us

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