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US rapper Bad Azz ‘dies in jail’ at the age of 43

American rapper and member of Tha Dogg Pound Gangsta Crips, Bad Azz has died at the age of 43.
 
The California rapper whose real name was Jamarr Antonio Stamps reportedly died in prison.
 
According to a report by HipHopDX, Stamps was being held at Southwest Detention Center in Riverside on a charge of domestic violence when he died. The cause of his death is yet to be revealed.
 
Stamps was featured on tracks with Tupac Shakur, Nate Dogg, Warren G, Kurupt, Lady of Rage, Ice Cube, Busta Rhymes, Ras Kass, Suga Free, and Daz Dillinger among many others. He even released a joint project with Bizzy Bone.
 
Snoop Dogg and other members of the Dogg Pound crew that Bad Azz was also a part of have all taken to social media to mourn him. 
 
“Damn ?. R. I. P. To my young,” Snoop wrote in his IG post. “D. P. G. L. L. G. L. B. C. Crew original @badazzlbc gone 2 soon,” Snoop wrote on IG alongside a photo of Bad Azz.

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