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Tim Dog died today after suffering a seizure believed to be related to his battle with diabetes. He was 46.

Tim came to prominence in the early 90’s with his single “Fuck Compton,” an angry response to the growing dominance of West Coast hip-hop taken from his debut album, 1991’s Penicillin On Wax. The song took shots at the members of NWA, and even elicited a response from Dr. Dre & Snoop Dogg on the song “Dre Day.”  “Fuck Compton” is regularly included on lists of the greatest diss records of all time.

Tim Dog was in the news again in 2012 thanks to an appearance on Dateline NBC in an exposé regarding an online dating scam in which he was involved.

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  • http://www.facebook.com/GovernorSlugwell Victor Williams

    FUCK COMPTON 2013!!!

  • wonluv

    Wow…I was literally just singing this song yesterday….rip

  • RicanMamiNYC

    damn, i was thinking about him yesterday too, R.I.P tim dog

  • http://www.facebook.com/harrydmclaughlin Harry Mclaughlin

    respect this dude, yall got to know he wasn’t switching his NY born flavor to get paid all you rappers that have all of the south and that includes rick Ross’s Vienna sausage in ya mouth to get spins , yeah fakers fuck ya too…for Tim Dog straight out the BX…

  • Johnny McSwagger

    dude he had so much swag. cant believe he is ded

  • Morgan Freeman

    A DAMN shame

  • Dead guy

    If you can’t beat them, join them.

  • Lt. Aldo Raine

    I want ma nazi scalps.