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Tim Dog

Timothy Blair (January 3, 1967 – February 14, 2013),[1][3][4][5] better known by his stage name Tim Dog was an Americanrapper from the Bronx, New York, who rose to prominence during the early 1990s with his debut LP, "Penicillin on Wax", and thecelebrated diss track "Fuck Compton." Tim had already appeared on songs with the Ultramagnetic MCs and went on to form aduo, Ultra, with member Kool Keith. "Fuck Compton" appeared in XXL magazine's "Top 25 Diss Tracks of All Time" and earned TimDog critical acclaim from progressive hip-hop producer Blockhead, who said Tim Dog's "The Dog's Gonna Ge ...read more

Timothy Blair (January 3, 1967 – February 14, 2013),[1][3][4][5] better known by his stage name Tim Dog was an Americanrapper from the Bronx, New York, who rose to prominence during the early 1990s with his debut LP, "Penicillin on Wax", and thecelebrated diss track "Fuck Compton." Tim had already appeared on songs with the Ultramagnetic MCs and went on to form aduo, Ultra, with member Kool Keith. "Fuck Compton" appeared in XXL magazine's "Top 25 Diss Tracks of All Time" and earned TimDog critical acclaim from progressive hip-hop producer Blockhead, who said Tim Dog's "The Dog's Gonna Getcha" (off "Penicillinon Wax") is "quite possibly the hardest song ever made." Nas shouts out Tim Dog on his track "Where Are They Now?" from his2006 album "Hip Hop is Dead", and, despite Tim Dog's beef with Dr. Dre, Eminem (whom Dre had discovered) name-checked himon the track "Ricky Ticky Toc." On February 14, 2013, the media reported that Tim Dog died of complications from diabetes. ByMay 2013, he was under investigation for allegedly faking his death to avoid charges of grand larceny, and a warrant was issuedin Mississippi for his arrest. However, on September 15th, 2014, it was finally confirmed by NBC News that Tim Dog had indeeddied on February 14, 2013, as had been initially reported, but then disputed. A death certificate was filed in Dekalb County,Georgia, putting an end to speculation that he was still alive and trying to avoid his court. mandated debts. « hide

Similar Bands: Kool Keith, Ultra, Tweedy Bird Loc, Just-Ice

Do or Die
1993

3
1 Votes
Penicillin on Wax
1991

3.6
5 Votes

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