Wednesday, March 16, 2011

Musical Legend 'Snoop Dogg' Dogg Pound React To Nate Dogg’s Death at Age 41.

Singer Nate Dogg has passed away at the age of 41. According to family members, the singer passed late last night. While the cause of his death remains unclear the infamous hook singer had been recovering from two massive strokes he suffered over the past years.

Long Beach native made a name for himself in the rap game on Dr. Dre’s classic album The Chronic followed by a breakthrough performance alongside Warren G on the smash record "Regulate."

He was the friend and partner in the rap game with rappers Snoop Dogg, Warren G, RBX, Daz Dillinger and was the cousin of Butch Cassidy and Lil'Dead. He began singing as a child in the New Hope Baptist Church in Long Beach and Life Line Baptist Church in Clarksdale, Mississippi where his father (Daniel Lee Hale) was pastor.

Full Video This Side : 1

Full Video This Side : 2

At the age of 16 he dropped out of high school in Long Beach, California and left home to join the United States Marine Corps serving for three years. In 1991 Nate Dogg, Snoop Dogg,and their friend Warren G, formed a rap trio called 213.recorded their first demo in the back of the famed V.I.P record store in Long Beach, the demo was later heard by Dr. Dre at a house party and he was instantly hooked on the soulful voice of Nate.

Nate went on to release numerous solo albums including G-Funk Classics Vol. 1 & 2 followed up in late 2001 with Music & Me and the latest self-titled solo album Nate Dogg. Nate also made a scene stealing appearance on producer Mark Ronson’s "Ooh Wee" that also featured Ghostface Killah.

“Moment of silence for a hip-hop legend; RIP Nate Dogg” comedian Dave Chappelle tweted. “You will be missed, G Funk Era forever. natedogg.”“I have always said that Nate Dogg is the Marvin Gaye my lifetime.

G funk classics vol 1 & 2 RIP NATEDOGG” rapper Murs tweeted.“What I wouldn’t give to hear him say “Roll One” just one more time” producer and friend Fred Wreck tweeted.

“To the world you were a legend but to me you were my friend. iLuvUNate”Another Cali based producer DJ Pooh called in to LA radio station KDAY to share his thoughts on the singer following news of his death.

“I aint got too much to say, i’m just feeling bad for his family and the dpg family” said Pooh. “Nate was a friend of mine, nothing but love.

I’m just sad. I just wanna send my love out to his family, kids, and to Snoop Dogg, Warren G and DPG.”

Share This Story to Your Friends ---


No comments:


Bookmark and Share