Veteran rapper Tim Dog, perhaps best known for his “F*ck Compton” diss track, has passed away at the age of 46. According to The Source, he died after suffering from a seizure today related to an ongoing battle with diabetes. His controversial career including two collaborative projects with Kool Keith under the name Ultra, as Tim Dog was friendly with the Ultramagnetic MCs. On his own, he released four albums and a string of mildly successful singles.
Most recently, Tim Dog gained national attention again following the airing of a 2012 Dateline report on his partaking in an online dating scam. He was sentenced to five years probation for the 2011 crime and was forced to pay $19,000 in restitution—it’s alleged he conned a woman out of $32,000.
Below, you can revisit his “F*ck Compton” video. R.I.P. [via]