Nate Dogg Dead Aged 41
The West Coast singer has sadly passed away...
Nate Dogg has died at the age of 41 after a bout of bad health.
Snoop has since taken to Twitter to express his grief over Nate Dogg's death, posting on his official page: "We lost a true legend n hip hop n rnb. One of my best friends n a brother to me since 1986 when I was a sophomore at poly high where we met.
He later added: "I miss u cuzz I am so sad but so happy I got to grow up wit u and I will c u again n heaven cuz u know d slogan... all doggs go to heaven yo homie n baby brotha bigg snoopdogg!! (sic)"
Fiddy also paid his respects tweeting: "I just landed nate dog is dead damn. GOD BLESS HIM R.I.P he meant a lot to west coast hiphop. Iv always been a fan of it. 50cent."
"I wrote the chorus to 21 questions I needed nate to sing it for me. He had a way of making everything feel hard."
As well as suffering a strokes in 2007 and 2008, Hale experienced a series of health problems in the last few years.