The coroner’s office revealed that the cause of death is heart disease, with obesity as a contributing factor.
Paramedics were called when the 43-year-old digital media pioneer was found unresponsive, but they were unable to revive him and he was pronounced dead around p.m.
“You should really be nice to me, because when you are not nice to me then I am not nice,” he’d told Atlanta V-103’s Greg Street around the time of filing of the lawsuit, ” and because I have lawyers on retainers and I pay them so much money anyway, we’ll go back and forth to court until you can’t afford a Subway sandwich; because I have to pay them anyway…
it’s already too late for them [World Star Hip Hop.com]” He’d also told Street that he knew the legal game and how to play it, “…I’ve been under circumstances and sat through depositions and I’ve been sued for different reasons so I understand the process now.” He must have played it well, because on Monday, March 24, a judge finally ruled in 50 Cent’s favor.
The investigation further found that O’Denat was suffering from an enlarged liver, and fatty liver disease.
The toxicology report found cannabinoids in O’Denat’s body, which suggests marijuana use, but the L. Times reports that no other evidence of drugs nor alcohol was found in his body at the time of death.
World Star posted tributes to O’Denat on their social accounts after news of his death went public.The user-submitted content can give you pause, or even reconsider the meal that you were about to have. Since we're on the topic of video aggregation, yes, some of the videos don't exactly show people of any walk of life at their best -- people have free will to make choices every day.It's unfortunate that some of those videos are made by people, but it's mostly for nothing more than entertainment and shock value. Times, the cause of death was revealed to be complications due to obesity — including a severe build-up of plaque around the heart.The coroner’s investigation found that O’Denat already had a metal stent put in place in his right coronary artery in order to ease the flow of blood.It's also the choice of the people who watch and participate. He has innovated a website that has entertained and outraged millions of people.The criticism and the negativity are publicly perceived to be the only real aspects to WSHH courtesy of the media at large -- that doesn't define the creative mind behind the creation of the site and its brand. Keep in mind that the use of the word outraged comes on the heels of the ever-constant bad press that WSHH receives because of the videos that boast millions of views, shares, tweets, etc. Simple, the universal love of hip-hop, the significance and influence in our culture and how every walk of life can look back on the first hip-hop song they heard and remember exactly what they were doing as they listened to it.It's for that reason among others that WSHH is simply put -- a juggernaut. In July of 2005, I was brainstorming for a website idea.From two highly acclaimed and informative documentaries, a clothing line, being a platform for stars to connect to and share things with their fans, and a future series in the works with Adult Swim -- Q has created something that can bring people together. I was thinking about all of the time I've spent travelling the world and how no matter where I went, people of all walks of life have this intense love for hip-hop.In our conversation, Q speaks about the beginning, addresses the criticism, and talks about the future of WSHH. It reminded me just how much hip-hop is the star of the world, hence the name World Star Hip Hop.The San Diego County medical examiner’s office has revealed further details on what caused the untimely death of Lee “Q” O’Denat, founder of the popular website World Star Hip Hop. O’Denat, who was 43 at the time of his death, passed away in January 2017 while at a San Diego massage parlour, after receiving a 30-minute massage.According to The Hollywood Reporter, a federal judge granted the hip hop star summary judgment on copyright and right of publicity claims.The judge also rejected affirmative defenses including fair use.At the time, he had said that a lot of people had been fooled into thinking that it was his site because his images (3 of them) were featured in the site’s banners.