In very sad news, WorldStarHipHop found Lee “Q” O’Denat has reportedly died. He was 43. More inside…
UPDATE: TMZ reports the San Diego’s coroner’s office confirms he died from a heart attack with obesity listed as contributing:
Q did die from a heart attack, according to the San Diego County Coroner. Autopsy results also list “obesity” as a contributing condition. He failed to respond to CPR, and was pronounced dead on the scene.
The media world was shaken today with news that WorldStarHipHop founder Lee “Q” O’Denat passed away last night. He was 43.
According to TMZ, Q died in his sleep Monday night. Details on the cause of his death are still unclear, but sources tell the site he died of a heart attack. An autopsy is scheduled for later today that will officially confirm how he died.
As you know, Q founded one of the top Hip Hop sites on the Internet which was launched in 2005. The shocking and outrageous videos posted on the site quickly rounded up a huge following over the last 10+ years.
A few hours ago…
This is the last post posted on Q’s Instagram. We’re not sure if he had his social media accounts to post automatically, but the message falls in line with what he has coming down the pipeline.
It was recently announced that WorldStarHipHop inked a deal with MTV for a new series on the MTV2 network.
MTV made the announcement earlier this month reporting:
The wildly popular WorldStarHipHop.com comes to life in the groundbreaking new series hosted by All Def Comedy Jam’s Chris Powell. Straight from the World Star VIP Lounge, comedian CP will be joined by other comedians, correspondents and cultural tastemakers to provide laugh-out-loud commentary on some of the funniest clips from the award-winning digital destination. Original sketches, man-on-the-street segments and celebrity guests from the hottest names in rap and hip-hop will round out the weekly series.
As of now, “WorldStar TV” is still set to premiere February 3rd at 11/10c on MTV2.
Rest in Peace my King , you’ll always be the Love of my life. My Angel and my savior
A photo posted by KAT STACKS (@og_katstacks) on Jan 24, 2017 at 11:50am PST
Kat Stacks, who had an on-and-off relationship of sorts with Q, is flooding her Instagram feed with tributes.
A photo posted by KAT STACKS (@og_katstacks) on Jan 24, 2017 at 1:48pm PST
Prayers up for his family, friends and fans. ur thoughts and prayers are also with the Worldstar team at this time.