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  • MOST SUDDEN DEATH photo | Ol' Dirty Bastard

Credit: (From Top L-R): Steve Granitz/Retna; Sara Jaye/Abaca; Getty/Newscom

Updated: Tuesday Nov 16, 2004 | 04:00 PM EST


Eccentric rapper Ol' Dirty Bastard, 35, collapsed and died suddenly at a Manhattan recording studio on Nov. 13. The cause of his death remains undetermined. O.D.B. (real name: Russell Jones), a member of the seminal rap group Wu-Tang Clan, had had several with run-ins with the law and had recently been released from prison after serving time for drug possession and escaping a rehab facility.

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