Thu 14 Feb 2013
Condolences go out to the friends, family and fans of Bronx hip hop legend Tim Dog (Timothy Blair). The unofficial member of the Ultramagnetic MC’s has passed away after suffering a diabetes-related seizure. Tim Dog was 46 years old. (sources: The Source, Complex)
Last year there was a less dignified scandal involving Tim Dog when Dateline exposed the former rapper as a convicted credit card defrauder.
But Tim Dog’s contribution to hip hop was with one of the most iconic diss songs of all time…
Tim Dog’s 1991 classic, “Fuck Compton”, a response to the rise of N.W.A and West Coast gangsta rap in general.
Watch the video for “Fuck Compton”…
After the jump
Tim Dog “Fuck Compton” (1991, Ruffhouse Records)