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WorldStarHipHop founder Lee "Q" O'Denat died of natural causes in San Diego parlor

The medical examiner's office revealed obesity and severe buildup of plaque near his heart contributed to his death.

The cause of death has been revealed for the founder of WorldStarHipHop, Lee "Q" O'Denat.

As the Los Angeles Times reports, the medical examiner's officer revealed that O'Denat died of natural causes. According to a full autopsy report, the examiner's office revealed obesity and severe buildup of plaque near his heart contributed to the WorldStarHipHop founder's death.

O'Denat had survived two prior heart attacks in his 30s while on his way to making WorldStar a staple of the hip-hop culture that transcended into pop culture. He died suddenly in January at a massage parlor in San Diego. The unexpected death of the 43-year-old prompted an investigation by the coroner's office. It was also discovered that 345-pound man had an enlarged liver and fatty liver disease. Although toxicology tests showed marijuana use, no other drugs or alcohol were detected in his system.

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The Times report also revealed that paramedics arrived at the parlor and attempted to revive O'Denat with CPR, but he was pronounced dead.

**Prior to his death, REVOLT caught up with O'Denat to discuss the expansion of his favored brand.

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