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Hip Hop Legend Nate Dogg Dies

In Breaking News, Celebrity News on March 16, 2011 at 6:58 pm

By: Tawanda Cawthon

Nathaniel D. Hale aka Nate Dogg has died at the young age of 41  from complications of multiple strokes. Although an official cause of death has not been released.

According to Manager Rod McGrew, Nate was reportedly making “significant” progress in his recovery from the second stroke and was “95 percent recovered from the first stroke” he suffered in 2007, according to McGrew. No information was ever released about what had caused those previous health issues.

Nate Dogg

Hale – who was the legendary master of the rap hook –  famously appeared on Dr. Dre’s seminal album “The Chronic,” and provided vocals for a number of rappers, in addition to releasing his own solo work with albums such as “G-Funk Classics Vol. 1 & 2″ and “Music & Me.”

He collaborated on a number of hits, including the track that will never age, “Regulate” with Warren G, as well as Dr. Dre’s “The Next Episode,” Snoop Dogg’s “Lay Low” and 50 Cent’s “21 Questions.”

The loss of Nate Dogg has reverberated throughout the hip-hop community and beyond.

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