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Nate Dogg dead at 41 years old

div class=”separator” style=”clear: both; text-align: center;”a href=”https://lh5.googleusercontent.com/-7FPUhdrAzwE/TYEXPWp-HgI/AAAAAAAAC9c/jA8-UhKC9oU/s1600/Nate+Dogg.jpg” imageanchor=”1″ style=”clear: left; cssfloat: left; float: left; margin-bottom: 1em; margin-right: 1em;”img border=”0″ height=”320″ r6=”true” src=”https://lh5.googleusercontent.com/-7FPUhdrAzwE/TYEXPWp-HgI/AAAAAAAAC9c/jA8-UhKC9oU/s320/Nate+Dogg.jpg” width=”257″ //a/divBy The Hip Hop Writerbr /Hip Hop Vibe Staff Writerbr /br /Gangsta rap lost a true pioneer this morning when Nate Dogg died at the age of 41. Nate Dogg began his career with the upstart Death Row Records. One of the quiet members of the crew, Nate Dogg was in the middle of the biggest beef of all-time.br /br /Despite being a part of some of hip hop’s toughest crews, Nate Dogg earned crossover appeal. By the 2000s, Nate was primarily known as Snoop Dogg’s sidekick. He has provided hooks for many of the top rappers in the game. In 2007, Nate had a stroke that almost claimed his life.br /br /In 2008, Nate Dogg had another stroke and was on life support. Things did not look too good for him then, but he soon turned things around. Nate Dogg had been working on getting in shape. Once he got his feet back under him, the Long Beach native planned to return to the studio, but these plans have obviously changed.br /br /Nate Dogg lost his battle after four years of fighting. Today, Hip Hop Vibe will honor Nate Dogg with several of his videos being shown throughout the day.div class=”blogger-post-footer”div class=”separator” style=”clear: both; text-align: center;”
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