West Coast Rapper Nate Dogg Dies at 41
Wednesday, March 16, 2011
West Coast rap artist and singer Nate Dogg has died at age 41.
The cause of death is not known. He suffered two strokes in 2007 and 2008. Nate Dogg, whose real name is Nathaniel Hale, lent his deep, laid back voice to such '90s hits as "Regulate." He also worked with Eminem, Dr. Dre and Mark Ronson.
Nate Dogg, Snoop Dogg and Warren G started their careers in Long Beach, California rap trio called 213 in the early 1990s. Snoop Dogg described him as a true legend of hip-hop and R & B.
Watch one of the videos Nate Dogg is best known for, "Regulate," by Warren G, featuring Nate Dogg.