“The max-imum of MC’s are populating, the min-imum of those MC’s are dominating, now all and together now, to what what who. Rhymes come stinky like a girl’s poo poo.”

Russell Tyrone Jones also known as Ol’ Dirty Bastard cursed, screamed and rhymed his way into Hip=Hop and into our hearts. With lyrics like

“Ooo baby I like it raw”, and “you give me your number, I’ll call you up. You act like your p***y on interrupt. I don’t have no trouble with you f***ing me, but I have a little problem with you not f***ing me,” it’s no wonder he was considered the wildest member of the Wu- Tang Clan.

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His personality was erratic, straight forward, and boisterous, but he was himself. ODB never compromised, whether it was rushing the stage at the Grammy’s, picking up his welfare check in a stretch limousine, and even sneaking out of jail; you never really knew who you were going to get in that moment.

With all that being said, the emcee still managed to have a successful musical career both as a member of the Wu-Tang Clan, and as a solo artist; Dirty released two popular albums, ‘Return to the 36 chambers’ and ‘Nigga Please’. On November 13, 2004, Ol’ Dirty Bastard passed away just two days before his birthday from a drug overdose. Today, we celebrate his 49th Birthday.


Although often misunderstood,  thank you for your playful and brutal honesty in the Hip-Hop community.