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Nate Dogg Passes Away At Age 41

 

Singer Nate Dogg dies at 41

Hip-hop lost another great one as singer, Nate Dogg died last night at the age of 41. The cause of death has yet to be determined but Nate did suffer from a stroke in 2008.

Nathaniel Dwayne Hale crooned his way in our hearts with a distinct sound and gangsta melodies in the early 90’s.

He added the right notes to songs like Warren G’s “Regulate” and Snoop Dogg’s “Ain’t No Fun” and provided memorable hooks to many of the DeathRow records in that era.

The Long Beach native began in the group 213 with Snoop and Warren and throughout his career he lent his vocals to stars including Eminem, 50 Cent, The Game, Ludacris, Tupac and Dr. Dre.

He was nominated for four Grammys for collaborations and the most successful of his four solo albums was Music & Me.

Snoop Dogg tweeted about his homie, “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.

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.”

50 Cent also posted words on Twitter, “I just landed nate dog is dead damn. GOD BLESS HIM R.I.P he meant a lot to west coast hiphop. Iv always been a fan of it.”

“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,” Ludacris posted.

What’s your favorite Nate Dogg chorus/song?

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  • http://yahoo j brannon

    The hip hop world lost a legend,an icon,and a great singer.nate dogg was the voice of the west coast hooks he will be missed by many and is loved by the world.RIP nate dogg and remember heaven got a little more gangsta bro later.

  • chevi

    RIP! Nate dog we luv u! My fav line is” I aint 4 games so if u wonna play em play low, lay down on the flo”!

  • missin u

    Only God knows how much I loved u we fell out b4 u got sick and now ur gone and I’m left wit memories rest in peace bro

  • Angie

    We are losing all the good so close together but where they going there is no suffering or stress see you all again until the everybody get your life and love in order cause you never know when your number comes up God Bless!!

  • MzBritz

    Hey hey hey hey!………….SMOKE EVERYDAY!

  • Judah

    R.I.P brother.

    He was good at his craft. He gave a piece of himself to the world. What more can you ask for.

    ~Judah
    2centtab.blogspot.com

  • shalonndramarie

    This is so sad. I hate to hear this, he was still young. God Bless his Family and Friends.

  • Sunny (S2R)

    Really sad when I got to know about his death! All I’ll say is “May His Soul Rest In Perfect Peace”. I’ve been his fan since 1998/99. Missed U in Africa too.

  • MZ.BROWNSUGA

    R.I.P. NATE DOGG U WILL ALWAYS BE REMEMBERED IN THE HIP HOP WORLD……LOVE U NATE DOGGG……….