Brother of Snoop Dog Nate Dogg dies at 41

Rapper Nate Dogg has died at the age of 41.
His death was confirmed late last night, March 15, in his home town of Long Beach, California by the Press-Telegram. The cause of death is not yet confirmed.
Dogg (real name Nathaniel D Hale) had suffered two strokes previously – one in 2007 and another in 2008.
The rapper made his debut on Dr. Dre’s 1992 debut solo album “The Chronic” and went on to sign with Death Row Records. He also collaborated with Eminem, Ludacris, Tupac Shakur, Snoop Dogg and Warren G.
He released three studio albums of his own, most recently his 2004 self-titled effort.

Nate Dogg dies at 41
Nate Dogg.

Hip-hop star Nate Dogg (41) has reportedly passed away after suffering from health issues for several years. Long Beach’s Press Telegram was first to report the Long Beach native’s death.
While no details have been released as to how the smooth singer – real name Nathaniel Hale – died, it has been reported he suffered strokes in both 2007 and 2008.
Nate Dogg was a collaborator with hip hop megastars including Eminem and Dr. Dre and he is a founding member of the hip hop group 213 with Snoop Dogg and Warren G.
Just last week, Warren G, tweeted that Nate Dogg was receiving treatment. “For those that dont know awhile back nate had 2 strokes he is in therapy thanks again for your support” – he tweeted.
Snoop Dogg seemed to confirm the sad news over Twitter, writing “We lost a true legend n hip hop n rnb. One of my best friends n a brother to me since 1986 when I was a sophomore at poly high where we met.”

Singer Nate Dogg has passed away at the age of 41. According to family members, the singer passed late last night.
The news was initially reported by Long Beach, Calif. newspaper the Press-Telegram. While the cause of his death remains unclear the infamous hook singer had been recovering from two massive strokes he suffered over the past years.
The Long Beach native made a name for himself in the rap game on Dr. Dre’s classic album The Chronic followed by a breakthrough performance alongside Warren G on the smash record ‘Regulate.’ Nate went on to release numerous solo albums including G-Funk Classics Vol. 1 & 2 followed up in late 2001 with Music & Me and the latest self-titled solo album Nate Dogg. Nate also made a scene stealing appearance on producer Mark Ronson’s ‘Ooh Wee’ that also featured Ghostface Killah.
Following news of Nate’s passing Hip-Hop artists reflected on the man who’s iconic sound will always be remembered.
“There is a certain void in hip hop’s heart that can never be filled.Glad we got to make history together. RT @SnoopDogg: RIP NATE DOGG” rapper Ludacris tweeted who worked withe Nate on his single “Area Codes.”
“I lost a friend” an emotional Game tweeted. “Been here before. Tears. Memories. One day someone will lose “US” as well. LIVING until that day comes is our only option. R.I.P. Nate Dogg. Why does it take Death to remind us about the importance of life ??? Cherish every moment cuz tomorrow he mite call your #.”
The news appeared to hit both Snoop Dogg and DPG member Daz the hardest.
“We lost a true legend n hip hop n rnb” – Snoop tweeted. “One of my best friends n a brother to me since 1986 when I was a sophomore at poly high where we met. I love u buddy luv. U will always b wit me 4ever n a day u put the g n g funk u put the 1 n 213 n u put yo stamp on evrybdy u ever didit wit.”
“I miss u cuzz I am so sad but so happy I got to grow up wit u and I will c u again n heaven cuz u know d slogan” – Snoop continued. “all doggs go to heaven yo homie n baby brotha bigg snoopdogg!!”
“We love you Nate Dogg, it’s never going to be the same” – West Coast rapper Xzibit added.
“Nate Dogg… freshness period. rest in beats” – singer Erykah Badu tweeted.
“Moment of silence for a hip-hop legend; RIP Nate Dogg” – comedian Dave Chappelle tweted. “You will be missed, G Funk Era forever. #natedogg.”
“I have always said that Nate Dogg is the Marvin Gaye my lifetime. G funk classics vol 1 & 2 RIP #NATEDOGG” – rapper Murs tweeted.

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