Ol' Dirty Bastard

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Pharrell Williams’s 30 greatest songs – ranked!
It’s 20 years since his band NERD released their debut album – but the rapper-producer-singer-songwriter has been responsible for an avalanche of hits. As he and co-pilot Chad Hugo get inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame, we count down Williams’s 30 greatest bangers

Alexis Petridis

10, Mar, 2022 @2:00 PM

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It's a rap: hip-hop and Hollywood

The movie industry has never known what to do with rap music. But from NWA to ODB, the extreme lives of its stars offer epic stories for the big screen

Steve Rose

19, Jul, 2012 @7:00 PM

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Ol' Dirty Bastard to be played on screen by The Wire's Omar
Michael K Williams, who played drug vigilante Omar Little, to take role of controversial Wu-Tang Clan rapper in film

Sean Michaels

23, Mar, 2012 @11:37 AM

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FBI releases file on Wu-Tang Clan's Ol' Dirty Bastard

Report obtained using Freedom of Information Act connects late rapper with murder and the sale of drugs and guns

Sean Michaels

11, Jan, 2012 @11:16 AM

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CD: Ol' Dirty Bastard, Osirus

(Sure Shot/All City)

Hattie Collins

21, Jan, 2005 @1:03 AM

Pop CD of the week: Ol' Dirty Bastard, Osirus: The Official Mixtape

Pop cd of the week: Ol' Dirty Bastard, Osirus: The Official Mixtape

Kitty Empire

09, Jan, 2005 @2:37 PM

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Jacking the ripper

As Eminem fans appear to eschew pirated downloads for the real slim CD, Caroline Sullivan wonders if U2's fans will do the same. Plus: the charity cred of teenyboppers, and the battles ahead for the heirs of Ol' Dirty Bastard

Caroline Sullivan

16, Nov, 2004 @11:57 PM

Obituary: Ol' Dirty Bastard
Influential and innovative rapper who founded the Wu Tang Clan.

Alexis Petridis

15, Nov, 2004 @12:46 PM

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Portrait of the artist in jail

He was the clown prince of hip-hop, famously appearing onstage with the Wu-Tang Clan while on the run from the police. Now Ol' Dirty Bastard is doing time. William Shaw meets him in Clinton Correctional Facility.

William Shaw

22, Mar, 2002 @1:06 AM

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