R.I.P. Nate Dogg (8/19/1969 – 3/15/2011)

As you all know by now another Hip Hop Legend has pasted. The Hip Hop Democrat sends our deepest condolences to the family of Nate Dogg.

Long Beach rapper Nate Dogg  known for his low-toned hooks on numerous popular hits, passed away on Tuesday, March 15, his family announced.

The cause of death for the 41-year-old artist has not yet been specified, however, he suffered two strokes in the past, in 2007 and 2008. After the 2007 stroke, the left side of his body was temporarily paralyzed, and he never fully recovered.

Though he started off singing in the choir of his church in Long Beach, Nate Dogg first stepped on the scene on Dr. Dre’s The Chronic and has worked with Snoop Dogg, Warren G, Kurupt, Tupac, Ludacris, Eminem, and Mos Def just to name a slight few.

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Check out a musical montage by Yardie

Just one of my favorite Nate Dogg hooks:

2Pac – How Long Will They Mourn Me? (ft. Nate Dogg, Big Syke, Rated R & Macadoshis)

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