" "This evening, I received a phone call that is every mother's worst dream," she said. "My son, Russell Jones, passed away. To the public, he was known as Ol' Dirty Bastard, but to me, he was known as Rusty, the kindest, most generous soul on earth. I appreciate all the support and prayers that I have received. Russell was more than a rapper, he was a loving father, brother, uncle, and most of all, son." -
CHERRY JONES (Mother)
"N----s really loved ODB," the Chef emotionally told the crowd. "I don't even know if this rhyme is gonna come out. Play it my n---a. ... Sh--."
"The funeral of Old Dirty Bastard took place yesterday (18 November)
with almost 3,000 mourners turning up to pay their respects.
Russell Tyrone Jones passed away on Saturday at a Manhattan recording studio. An
autopsy took place immediately after his death but coroners are yet to establish
Amongst the attendees were members of the Wu-Tang Clan, rapper
Kurtis Blow and Mariah Carey who recorded the track ˜Fantasy with the rapper in
The rappers cherry wood coffin was draped with red
velvet and mourners turned up in traditional funeral black as well as obligatory
The funeral was followed by a public memorial service.
Chronicles of 2004..Monday reflects one of the pillars of the wu tang legacy.. the talent, and personality spoke for itself and still speak today. We show the late russell jones in retrospect, legacy and tribute. A 2003 documentry about his transitions from the prison system to the industry.. and insight to his last days. Peep insight into the man: the years of ODB, to the present day.
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