TMZ reports that the founder of WorldStarHipHop, Lee O'Denant, known as "Q," has died. He was 43.

O'Denant reportedly died in his sleep on Monday night (Jan. 23). No further details regarding his death have been released at this time.

The immensely popular site, WorldStarHipHop was founded in 2005, originally posting mixtapes. Over the years, the often controversial site, grew to posting videos, and other hip-hop related content, amassing a huge following and undeniable changing and impacting Internet culture.

It was recently announced that it was set to launch a TV series on MTV2. We'll keep you updated as more details surface.


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