Tim Dog

Real Name:
Timothy Blair
Profile:
Bronx rapper Tim Dog (born Timothy Blair). January 3, 1967 – February 14, 2013. Affiliated with the Ultramagnetic MC's since 1988, he continued to work with Kool Keith throughout his career. Tim Dog gained notoriety for the controversial 1991 diss track and music video for "Fuck Compton" off his acclaimed debut LP Penicillin On Wax, which many critics look at as the opening salvo of the East Coast–West Coast hip hop rivalry that escalated during the mid-1990s. In 1994 Tim Dog released another infamous West Coast diss track on the EP Bitch With A Perm, this one aimed exclusively at Death Row Records' artist Snoop Dogg, with a censored music video also becoming a staple on MTV at the time. Signed to Ruffhouse Records from 1991 to 1993, all his releases following Do Or Die were released independently, mostly on his own label Big City Entertainment. In 1996 Tim Dog teamed up with Kool Keith to release the album Big Time, the two would also team up again for a second and last time in 2009 on the album "Project X: Iconic". Most of Tim Dogs later releases suffered from poor promotion and distribution, with albums like 2002's Immortal and 2006's BX Warrior being commercially unsuccessful, although critically praised for their lyrical dexterity. Irritated by the over-night commercial mainstream success of N.W.A and Death Row Records, Tim Dog nevertheless praised other "hardcore" more politically-minded west-coast artists at the time such as Ice T, Ice Cube, and label mates Cypress Hill.

In 2011, Tim Dog pleaded guilty to grand larceny for conning a woman out of $32,000 in an online dating scam. He was sentenced to five years probation and ordered to pay restitution of $19,000. The case was featured on the June 15 2012, episode of Dateline NBC. After relocating from New York to Atlanta, Blair died on February 14th 2013 after suffering a seizure following his lengthy battle with diabetes.
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Albums

CK 48707 Tim Dog - Penicillin On Wax album art Tim Dog Penicillin On Wax (Album) Ruffhouse Records CK 48707 US 1991 Sell This Version
4737364 Tim Dog - Do Or Die album art Tim Dog Do Or Die (Album) Ruffhouse Records, Ruffhouse Records 4737364 Netherlands 1993 Sell This Version
DEF 060417 Tim Dog - The Take Over - Mixtape Vol. 1 album art Tim Dog The Take Over - Mixtape Vol. 1(CD, Mixed, Mixtape) Big City Entertainment DEF 060417 Germany 2006 Sell This Version
Def 060226 Tim Dog - BX Warrior album art Tim Dog BX Warrior(CD, Album) Def-Dick, Big City Entertainment Def 060226 Germany 2006 Sell This Version
UMA1275608885 Tim Dog - Iconic album art Tim Dog & Kool Keith Present Project X (33) Tim Dog & Kool Keith Present Project X (33) - Iconic(12xFile, MP3, Album, 320) Rap Legend Recordings Inc. UMA1275608885 US 2009

Singles & EPs

38T74150 Tim Dog - Step To Me album art Tim Dog Step To Me (Single) Ruffhouse Records 38T74150 US 1991 Sell This Version
44K 73892 Tim Dog - F-ck Compton album art Tim Dog F-ck Compton (Maxi) Ruffhouse Records, Ruffhouse Records 44K 73892 US 1991 Sell This Version
CAS 4719 Tim Dog - Bronx Nigga album art Tim Dog Bronx Nigga (Maxi) Ruffhouse Records CAS 4719 US 1992 Sell This Version
44K 74857 Tim Dog - I Get Wrecked album art Tim Dog Featuring KRS-1* Tim Dog Featuring KRS-1* - I Get Wrecked (Maxi, Single) Ruffhouse Records 44K 74857 US 1993 Sell This Version
DISXX 1, 856 205-1 Tim Dog - Bitch With A Perm album art Tim Dog Bitch With A Perm (Single) Dis-Stress Records, Talkin' Loud DISXX 1, 856 205-1 Europe 1994 Sell This Version
162-537 873-1 Tim Dog - Make Way For The Indian album art Apache Indian and Tim Dog Apache Indian and Tim Dog - Make Way For The Indian (Maxi, EP, Single) Island Records 162-537 873-1 US 1995 Sell This Version
none Tim Dog The Original Dog (Single) Big City Entertainment none US 2000 Sell This Version
BEP009 Tim Dog - Run Run Run / Hardcore album art Diversion Tactics, Tim Dog Diversion Tactics, Tim Dog - Run Run Run / Hardcore (Single) Boot BEP009 UK & Ireland 2007 Sell This Version
BP702 Tim Dog - Suckers Never Play Me / It's My Time album art Tim Dog Suckers Never Play Me / It's My Time Black Pegasus BP702 US 2015 Sell This Version

Videos

7V-49115 Tim Dog - Fuck Compton album art Tim Dog Fuck Compton(VHS, Single) Ruffhouse Records, Ruffhouse Records 7V-49115 US 1991 Sell This Version
9V-49123 Tim Dog - Ruffhouse / Columbia Presents album art Cypress Hill, Tim Dog Cypress Hill, Tim Dog - Ruffhouse / Columbia Presents(VHS, NTSC) SMV Enterprises 9V-49123 US 1992 Sell This Version

Miscellaneous

none Tim Dog - How Hard Can You Take It? album art Cypress Hill / Tim Dog Cypress Hill / Tim Dog - How Hard Can You Take It?(Cass, Promo) Columbia none US 1991 Sell This Version

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lana1304

lana1304

October 19, 2020
edited 3 months ago
Does anyone got the Immortal (2002) Greatest Hits(2009) or the Project X(2009) album on CD who want to sell please let me know.
Excrement

Excrement

June 13, 2013
edited over 7 years ago
dead? he alive!!!
soob

soob

February 15, 2013
He never had a dope rhymes. He never had a crazy flow though, but DAMN! He had a dope voice and his love to hip-hop was eternal. "Penicillin On Wax" always be considered as a classic record. I know a lot of better records, but his debut album just can't be forgotten.

Rest In Peace Tim Dog!

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