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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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nora    

HIP-HOP LOST A GREAT MAN!! THANK YOU FOR EVERYTHING NATE DOGG..MUSIC WITH OUT YOU N YOUR VOICE WILL NOT BE THE SAME

1294 days ago
47.

Vashon    

We will miss you brah. RIP

1294 days ago
48.

Mike    

Rip...if u smoke how I smoke and ya high like everyday. Your still regulate up in the pearly gates homie

1294 days ago
49.

Kingston    

Respect to the most vocal thrilling artist..R.I.P

1294 days ago
50.

Reneevickers    

To fam of nate dog an the 20 fam fo life sorry for ur lose angel have left now in the sky watching us.

1294 days ago
51.

Kat    

A shock to say the least. RIP Nate Dogg xxx
The good lord is taking the best.

1294 days ago
52.

John Tillery Jr.    

Nate Dogg is Alive.
He Suffered from Another Stroke and
is Now Paralized on the Left Side of his Body.

You can Contact is Family and Confirm.

1294 days ago
53.

C NITE    

damn the west coast lost an og, Rip big hommie, "I wish have been Another,How long will they mourn my brother...

1294 days ago
54.

$treetlite    

really who gives a **** what has he done for #treetlite
$treetlite man love ***** forever one less man more ***** for streetlite who no like it move u r*******
$treetlite 4 life

1294 days ago
55.

JOE-NUMBAS    

WE LOVE U HOMIE AND WE WILL MISS U. MY PRAYERS R WITH UR FAMILY. NOW U AND PAC CAN GET SOME WORK DONE UP THERE. GOD MUST WANT MORE MUSIC.

1294 days ago
56.

ARNETHA    

I AM SO SAD TO HERE THAT NATE DOG IS TRULY GONE.NO RAPPER COULD SING AS SMOOTH AND SEXY AS NATE. BEING FROM THE I. E. I WAS LUCKY TO HAVE SEEN HIM PERFORM SEVERAL TIMES AND I WAS SO HAPPY WHEN HE BAILED OUT OF JAIL AND SHOWED UP FOR THE UP IN SMOKE CONCERT AT THE LAST MINUTE. I HOPE THAT NATE MADE HIS PEACE WITH EVERYONE HE NEEDED TOO AND MAY GOD GIVE HIS FAMILY COMFORT DOING THIS SAD AND DIFFICULT TIME...MUCH LUV 4 NATE DOG IN THE INLAND EMPIRE.....

1294 days ago
57.

esoteric    

RiP Nate Dogg.
Regulatorssss Mount Up !!!

1294 days ago
58.

honkytonk    

another ****** gone!!!!

1294 days ago
59.

mo    

rip homie!!!!!

1294 days ago
60.

pancho    

Rest in paradise...Nate Dogg

1294 days ago
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