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TMZ.com is reporting that hip hop and rap star Nate Dogg has passed away at age 41. Nate Dogg, who’s real name is Nathaniel D. Hale, has been battling health troubles for several years including suffering strokes in 2007 and 2008. He passed away Tuesday night. Nate Dogg was famous for his collaborations with Snoop Dogg, Dr. Dre, Eminem and Warren G.
Snoop Dogg took to Twitter last night to express his grief saying:
“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.”
“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 Dogg also added, “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.”