Saint Dog

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Saint Dog
Birth nameSteven Thronson
Also known asSaint Vicious
Born(1975-10-21)October 21, 1975
Origin Chisholm, Minnesota
DiedOctober 13, 2020(2020-10-13) (aged 44)
Genres Hip hop
Occupation(s) Rapper
InstrumentsVocals
Years active1994–2020
Labels Suburban Noize, UScircleA, Force 5 Records
Associated actsDGAF, Kottonmouth Kings, Subnoize Souljaz, US Circle A, D-Loc
Website Saint Dog Page

Steven Thronson (October 21, 1975 – October 13, 2020 [1] ), better known by his stage name Saint Dog, was an American rapper from Southern California.

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Career

He was an original founding member of Kottonmouth Kings, [2] along with D-Loc and Johnny Richter. He contributed to their first three releases Stoners Reeking Havoc , Royal Highness , and Hidden Stash , as well as the latest Kottonmouth album Kingdom Come. On August 2, 2019 Saint Dog released his third and final solo album Bozo via Suburban Noize Records & Force 5 Records. On October 13, 2020, it was confirmed by his management that Saint Dog had died on that day, eight days short from his 45th birthday.

Discography

Albums

Singles

With other artists

Album appearances

Music videos

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Royal Highness is the debut studio album released by Orange County, CA, hip hop group Kottonmouth Kings. It was released on August 11, 1998 under Suburban Noize Records and Capitol Records. Rappers on this album are Saint Dog, D-Loc, and Daddy X. This album include guest appearances by Daddy X's other band, Humble Gods, along with Dog Boy from the band Too Rude. The album peaked at number 17 on Billboard's Top Heatseekers chart on 15 January 2000. The song "Bump" peaked at number 28 on the Hot Modern Rock Tracks chart. In a 2015 interview with Johnny Richter he stated that he was a member of the group but was not featured on it due to a personal issue with a member of the group at the time of the album's release date.

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<i>High Society</i> (Kottonmouth Kings album) 2000 studio album by Kottonmouth Kings

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<i>Hidden Stash III</i> 2006 compilation album by Kottonmouth Kings

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<i>Stash Box</i> 1999 EP by Kottonmouth Kings

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References

  1. "Saint Dog on Instagram: "Rest In Peace, Rest In Power to a true underground legend. 🙏🏼 Saint Dog aka Saint Vicious passed away yesterday in Southern California.…"". Instagram.com. Retrieved 14 October 2020.
  2. "Saint Dog takes listeners into ghetto". Newstimes.com. 2004-07-21. Retrieved 2020-03-26.