Craig Crippen, better known for his stage name Prodigy, was the lead singer of the hip hop boy band Mindless Behavior, whose singles My Girl and Mrs.Right became a U.S. top forty hit in 2010. He was the last one to join the band as being discovered through YouTube by choreographer, Dave Scott. In November 2013, Prodigy announced to leave the group to follow solo career but soon came back for a short time.
As a kid, Prodigy was interest in dancing when his father got him the DVD for the movie You Got Served. He was also inspired by Michael Jackson to become a singer.
Prodigy was born on December 26,1996 in Chicago. He has a younger brother named JoJo and two younger sisters.