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WorldStarHipHop founder Lee “Q” O’Denat, who passed away in his sleep Tuesday morning, According to San Diego County coroner, “Q” allegedly died from an apparent heart attack. Sources told TMZ that Q has been working Extremely HARD at the gym these past few weeks trying to lose weight for his upcoming show on MTV this Spring. TMZ also says they were told that Q was telling friends how madly busy he had been juggling the show and his new gym life recently. Lee "Q" O'Denat started the website in August 2005 with his wife Brianna Padilla as a distributor of mixtapes. Shortly after the site's beginning, hackers destroyed the website. O'Denat later restarted it as a content aggregator. Thereon, WorldStar focused on hip hop beefs, in addition to softcore pornographic video models, which were previously popular through "street DVDs" such as Smack, Cocaine City, The Come Up and other raunchier counterparts. O'Denat used the setup of, a website which had already been distributing that sort of material. O'Denat said that this led to tension between the two websites. He added, "Once we went 100 percent video, showing that original hood stuff, we prevailed."The P. Diddy promotional video of Cîroc vodka premiered on WorldStar. By 2012, BET had voted World Star Hip Hop as the "top hip hop and urban culture website" for three years in a row. On August 5, 2014, Deadline reported that a Paramount was working on a film based on the site with Russell Simmons expected to produce the movie. On Behalf of the Lavish Life Magazine Staff, our deepest condolences go out to the O'Denat Family. Gone But Not Forgotten. Lee "Q" O'Denat May You S.I.P ( CheckOut Lee "Q" O"Denat Interview with Robinhooddagreat



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