tim-dog

According to The Source, veteran rapper Timothy “Tim Dog” Blair who was best known for his N.W.A. diss track “Fuck Compton” has died following a battle with diabetes. He was 46 years old. The Bronx rapper had recently been in the spotlight following a 2012 Dateline report where he was involved in an online dating scam. He was found guilty of the crime in 2011 and forced to pay $19,000 in restitution. It is believed he conned one woman out of $32,000.

Musically the rapper had recorded music with KRS-One & Kool Keith of the Ultramagnetic MCs as well as four solo albums, none however reaching the gravity of his LA-diss record which is believed to be the spark of the so-called “East Coast/West Coast” feud and drew responses from DJ Quik, Snoop Dogg, Dr. Dre & Compton’s Most Wanted.