Watch Lin-Manuel Miranda & Havoc Honor Prodigy in the "Boom Goes the Cannon" Video
Rest in peace Prodigy
Lin-Manuel Miranda has released the video for “Boom Goes the Cannon;” the song, which was released as a Hamildrop, stands out because it’s one of the last times Prodigy and Havoc collaborated as Mobb Deep.
On Monday, August 27th, Miranda released the video for the song, which feels more like a homage to P, who died last June.
The video features Havoc and archival footage of Prodigy performing. Speaking about the song, Havoc said:
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.”
The Prodigy estate also released a statement. They said:
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 “Boom Goes the Cannon” video below.