WorldStarHipHop Founder Lee ‘Q’ O’Denat Died at a San Diego Massage Parlor
More details are surfacing about the sudden death of WorldStarHipHop founder, Lee "Q" O'Denat. The L.A. Times reports that he was in a San Diego massage parlor when he became unconscious and was unable to be revived.
Paramedics attempted to revived O'Denat, but he was pronounced dead at 5:30 p.m. on Monday (Jan. 23). According to the coroner's office, the cause of death was heart disease, with obesity as a contributing factor.
WorldStarHipHop was founded in 2005, originally posting mixtapes. Over the years, the site expanded to posting videos, and other hip-hop related content, amassing a huge following and undeniable changing and impacting Internet culture.
O'Denat was 43.