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Nate Dogg Dead at 41

3/16/2011 9:30 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

Hip-hop star Nate Dogg died Tuesday after battling health issues for several years ... TMZ has confirmed.

Nate Dogg Dead
Nate Dogg -- real name Nathaniel D. Hale -- had survived strokes in 2007 and 2008 ... and was famous for his smooth vocal collaborations with Snoop Dogg, Eminem, Warren G. and Dr. Dre to name a few.

The Press Telegram in Nate's hometown of Long Beach, CA first reported his death late Tuesday night.

Nate was 41 years old.



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Mrs. Mathers    

so sad :( RIP Nate DOgg

1131 days ago
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clara    

Life is so short... RIP NATE DOGG!!! <3

1131 days ago
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Randi Rose    

he made every 90s Gangsta Rap song, so much better. He will be missed :(

1131 days ago
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jadakiss    

man I didn't want to believe it. but it's gotta be true. RIP Nate Dogg

1131 days ago
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Janet    

Much too young to die.

1130 days ago
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queen love    

My prayers be with your family...

1130 days ago
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Eric    

A true legend... RIP Nate Dogg

1130 days ago
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jadakiss    

i didn't want to believe it. i still don't. Rest In Peace Nate Dogg

1130 days ago
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Likwid E    

Smoke weed everyday.

1130 days ago
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Scrum    

Gone too soon... RIP.

1130 days ago
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Mrs. Mathers    

Please every1 leave bad comments off of here. He had such an amazing voice n was sweet when i met him! RIP

1130 days ago
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elizabeth    

heaven just got another ANGEL, R.I.P. NATE DOGG

1130 days ago
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katesupply    

RIP gfunk! your legend lives on! we'll miss you <3 from LB

1130 days ago
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low    

one of the best that ever did it.... he made a way for us other up comin west coast artist

1130 days ago
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John    

"IT AINT A MUTHA ****EN HIT UNTIL NATE DOGG SPIT"
damn sad sad sad day in music... RIP Nate Dogg

1130 days ago
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