Recovery: Rappers Who Have Battled Substance Abuse
Ol' Dirty Bastard
After being arrested in 1999 for drug possession of crack cocaine and traffic offenses, ODB notably broke out of a court-mandated drug treatment facility and spent more than a month running from the law. ODB was never able to successfully kick the habit. He overdosed on a lethal mix of cocaine and the prescription drug, Tramadol, in 2004 just two days before his 34th birthday.