Nathaniel Dwayne Hale, widely known as Nate Dogg, reportedly died March 15, 2011 at the 41-years-old in Long Beach, California. The west coast crooner suffered his second stroke back in September 2008 and had been partially paralyzed.
Nate Dogg is best known for his hook work with people such as 213, Snoop Dogg, Warren G, 2Pac, DJ Quik, Dr. Dre, Game, Eminem, and Tha Dogg Pound. He was also featured on mega hit records such as “21 questions” by 50cent and “Area codes” by Ludacris.
Friend and fellow MC, Snoop Dogg took to Twitter to send his condolences to Nate Dogg.
“RIP NATE DOGGâ¦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.”
He’s big lost to the industry and will be surely missed by the West Coast.