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Hip Hop Artist and "Regulate" Rapper Nate Dogg Dies Age 41 After Multiple Strokes; Listen to Warren G's Regulate

Hip-Hop Star Nate Dogg Passes Away at Age 41

Hip-hop artist Nate Dogg — real name Nathaniel D. Hale — passed away on Tuesday at age 41, his family said. The cause of his death is unknown but the rapper suffered strokes in 2007 and 2008, and had been in “fragile health and constant care” according to the Long Beach Press-Telegram. He was known for his musical contributions to songs including Warren G.’s “Regulate,” 50 Cent’s “21 Questions” and Snoop Dogg’s “Ain’t No Fun (If the Homies Can’t Have None.” Snoop Dogg expressed his sorrow over the loss of his friend, tweeting, “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 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 . . . RIP NATE DOGG.”

Warren G.’s “Regulate” feat. Nate Dogg

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