Californian Rapper Nathaniel Dwayne Hale known as Nate Dogg has died at age 41. Reasons for his death are still unknown but he has been recovering from 2 stokes he has had in recent years. Hale was left paralysed on one side of his body following a massive stroke in December 2007 and had a second stroke in September 2008.
“We lost a true legend n hip hop n rnb” Snoop Dogg 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!!”
Singer Erykah Badu also tweeted: “Nate Dogg … freshness period. rest in beats”.
Comedian Dave Chappelle similarly wrote: “Moment of silence for a hip-hop legend; RIP Nate Dogg. You will be missed, G Funk Era forever. #natedogg.”
RIP Nate Dogg