RIP Bad Azz: A Dogg Pound/Long Beach Legend Dies at 43

On November 8, 2019 rapper Bad Azz, real name Jamarr Antonio Stamps was arrested and placed in Riverside County Jail on November 11, 2019 rapper OG Kokane confirmed via facebook that Bad Azz was gone.

Jail records state he was charged with a felony indicated by the code “INFLIC CORP INJ SPSE/COH,” which means he allegedly willfully inflicted “corporal injury on a spouse or cohabitant,” essentially domestic violence. “Corporal injury” means any physical injury, whether serious or minor, according to the Kraut Law Group. 

The details surrounding Bad Azz death has not yet been confirmed. The rapper was well-known and highly respected as a Dogg Pound affiliate and OG Crip.

Bad Azz of Tha Dogg Pound Gangsta Crips has died at the age of 43. Fellow West Coast OG Kokane, who collaborated with Bad Azz and Snoop Dogg on “Wrong Idea,” confirmed the news via Facebook on Monday night (November 11). “Gone too soon … rest well lil bro,” he wrote. “U will be missed.”

Daz Dillinger, Snoop Dogg, Kokane, Glasses Malone and KXNG Crooked and others all expressed sadness and disbelief of his death.

“Wrong Idea” came from Bad Azz’s 2001 album Personal Business and also featured Lil 1/2 Dead. The song peaked at No. 75 on the Billboard Hot R&B/Hip Hop Songs chart that same year.

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