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A Tribute To Authenticity: Ol’ Dirty Bastard Died 11 Years Ago Today

Nov 13, 2015 at 1:06 pm |
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Ol’ Dirty Bastard terrorizes the roots

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It’s been 11 years since hip hop lost Ol’ Dirty Bastard, and since it was pretty sudden, many are still feeling the intensity of the loss. Since his passing, there has definitely been an absence felt, as his personality and authenticity made for quite an untouchable legacy that artists are unable to match these days.

One thing that made ODB very unique was his lack of fear to be very authentic, which sometimes came in a risky fashion. For his Return To The 36 Chambers album, the rapper was being as authentic as it gets, as he used his actual welfare card as the cover. He was being completely frank by putting it out there that he was on welfare, and had been dealing with that struggle despite his success in rap. Click on the continue reading page to see why ODB’s legacy still lives on…

Hip hop still has yet to see anyone as authentic as ODB.

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