The bad news traveled so fast, with West Coast artists like Daz Dillinger, Latin Prince, Too Short and others tweeting that the G-funk hooksmith Nate Dogg had died. According to Long Beach’s Press-Telegram paper, Nathanial D. Hale, aka Nate Dogg, died on Tuesday, at the age of 41.
Nate had severe health problems. He suffered two major strokes, one in 2007 and the second in 2008. Through it all, Nate’s longtime friend and collaborator Warren G. stayed close and shared the sad news that the strokes had left Nate partially paralyzed. He never fully recovered.
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