Los Angeles – Popular singer Nate Dogg has died at the age of 41.
Nate Dogg, whose real name is Nathaniel Hale, suffered from strokes in 2007 and 2008 and was in therapy for close to two years. The stroke in 2007 resulted in his whole left side being paralyzed.
Details of his death have yet to be released.
Nate Dogg collaborated with the likes of Eminem, Snoop Dogg, 50 Cent and Dr. Dre throughout his career. He was nominated for four Grammy’s, and released four critically acclaimed albums.
Fellow 213 members Snoop Dogg and Warren G expressed their sadness through Twitter last night:
Singer Warren G and fellow member of the group “213″ (which Snoop Dogg was also a part of) recently tweeted:
”For those that dont know awhile back nate had 2 strokes he is in therapy thanks again for your support.”
Snoop Dogg also expressed deep sorrow through a tweet late last night:
“We lost a true legend n hip hop n rnb,” he tweeted. “One of my best friends n a brother to me since 1986 when I was a sophomore at poly high where we met.”