Considerably less than a thirty day period back, legendary MC Prodigy of Mobb Deep handed away owing to complications related to his sickle-cell anemia. Hip-hop admirers collectively mourned, while graffiti artists Jeff Henriquez and Eli “Eli Eos” Lazare compensated homage to the rapper’s legacy with a mural in his hometown of Queens, New York. However, around the weekend the mural was defaced with white paint.
The defaced mural went viral in which thereafter artist Henriquez quickly repaired the mural within a working day, along with assist from a couple good friends.
“15 several hours in one particular shot to convey back again our fallen hip hop standard,” he stated by means of Instagram. “The statement we manufactured these days represents the resilience of a community and a deep love for one particular guy, I’m honored to have been questioned to do the piece.”
Celebrate the everyday living of Prodigy by listening to the fifty very best Prodigy/Mobb Deep tracks at any time recorded and seem off in the remarks with your thoughts on this tragic-turned-triumphant transform of situations.
UPDATE: Prodigy’s mural has been defaced but again, only this time with pink paint.
UPDATE 2: Thanks to the continual vandalism of the mural, it is now being permanently removed.
Thanks to vandalism, the Prodigy mural in NYC is being permanently eradicated. pic.twitter.com/6EENro6Qc7
— Karen Civil (@KarenCivil) July 10, 2017