Hip-Hop Super Star Nate Dogg Passes Away

52987238 Hip Hop Super Star Nate Dogg Passes Away

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Flood-waves have rippled through the hip-hop community today, as super star Nathaniel D. Hale better known as [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Nate Dogg [/lastfm]has passed away in the evening of March 16, 2001.  He was 41-years-old.

His passing was announced to the public by his family. However, the cause of death is currently unknown, but he did suffer two strokes several years ago.

[lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Nate Dogg[/lastfm] was born in Long Beach on August 19, 1969.  By the age of 16 he had dropped out of high school to join the United States Marines.

In 1991, AMP artist, [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Snoop Dogg[/lastfm], [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Warren G[/lastfm], and [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Nate Dogg[/lastfm] formed a group called “213.”  It was at this time, rapper and producer, [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Dr. Dre[/lastfm] discovered the group and the rest is, as we say, history.

Known in the West Coast hip-hop scene [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Nate Dogg[/lastfm] had many extraordinary hits with AMP artists such as [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Snoop Dogg[/lastfm], [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Warren G[/lastfm], and [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Eminem [/lastfm]to name a few.

Here is one of [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Nate Dogg’s [/lastfm]most famous hits, “Regulate” featuring [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Warren G[/lastfm].

Rest in Peace [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Nate Dogg[/lastfm].

Also, check out audio of Carson Daly talking about the passing of Nate Dogg:


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