Compton, California’s own Vince Edwards, aka CPO Boss Hogg, passed away on January 12. Details have not been made public. CPO had posted about his ongoing health battles on social media, and in 2010, he survived congestive heart failure.
The West Coast legend captivated fans of west coast hip-hop as soon as he stepped on the scene with his crew, the Capital Punishment Organization. Discovered and introduced by MC Ren, CPO Boss Hogg, aka Lil’ Nation, made his extraordinary debut when the video to Ballad Of A Menace was released and featured the members of N.W.A. — Eazy-E, Dr. Dre & MC Ren.
Following C.P.O.’s To Hell And Black debut album CPO Boss Hogg would continue to make appearances on a host of classic west coast albums in the 90s including N.W.A.‘s Efil4zaggin, Above The Rim & Murder Was The Case OSTs, as well popping on 2Pac’s 9-times platinum Picture Me Rollin.
Hit Read Whole Post to check CPO Boss Hogg‘s appearance on Money B‘s podcast from 2015.
BlackoutHipHop extends condolences to the family, friends, and fans of CPO Boss Hogg.
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