Leon Haywood Dead At 74
The track was sampled by Dr. Dre and Snoop Dogg in the top-charting single 'Nuthin' But a 'G' Thang." Other artists have sampled the track, including 50 Cent , Aaliyah, Common and J. Cole.
In his own era, Haywood landed 20 hits on the Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs chart, including a No. 2 with 'Don't Push it Don't Force It" , No. 11 with 'Keep it in the Family" . He also earned a Grammy Award nomination for writing She's a Bad Mama Jama, which also reached No. 2 on the chart. Read more here.
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