Tuesday, March 15, 2011
Nate Dogg: LBC Hook Man Dead At 41
Reporting some very sad news in the hip hop community with the passing of Nate Dogg. An integral part of the West Coast sound, with so many memorable hooks and a voice that put the LBC on the map. We are so sorry to hear this tragic news.
via the Long Beach Press Telegram
LONG BEACH — Nathaniel D. Hale, known in the music industry as Nate Dogg, died Tuesday, his family announced.
The rap star, born and reared in Long Beach, Calif. was 41.
Cause of death is not known. However, Hale had suffered two strokes, one in 2007 and another in 2008.