Tuesday, March 15, 2011
G-Funk and Hip-Hop legend Nate Dogg passes away
Nate Dogg had been ill for over three years after suffering a stroke in December 2007 and another in September 2008. The second stroke caused paralysis on the left side of his body and he was unable to speak.
He had begun physical therapy to regain some normalcy in his life, though his singing career may have been over. Warren G, reached out to the hip-hop community and it's fans for donations to help pay for the medical bills that were piling up.
News broke about the death of Nate Dogg via tweets from Daz Dillinger and Snoop Dogg. The national press picked up the story within minutes and it was later confirmed that Nate Dogg had indeed passed away.
Various artists and artists that Nate Dogg had collaborated with has since issues their condolences to Nate Dogg's family. Rapper, The Game, has since created a song entitled "All Dogs Go To Heaven" (R.I.P. Nate Dogg) sampling Nate Dogg from various hits songs such as "Area Codes" and "The Next Episode".
R.I.P. Nate Dogg. There won't be another hookman in the industry like you.