Known for his outlandish behavior and exotic vocal delivery, Ol' Dirty Bastard is nothing short of a legendary figure in hip hop lore. It's hard to believe a guy like this once lived among us. But it's true.

ODB founded the Wu-Tang Clan along with his cousins with RZA and GZA and went on to have a moderately successful solo career before he fatally overdosed on a cocktail of cocaine and prescription opioids in 2004. Click through the gallery to revisit 10 essential ODB verses, songs, and moments. It all began in 1993...