Another fallen veteran in the Hip Hop community arises as Nathanial Dwayne Hale, also known as Nate Dogg, passed away last night after battling continuous health problems. Hale was 41 years old and held a important role in the G-Funk era and was a very significant individual to many people.LA Times report that the rapper/singr passed away last night, but shall forever remain an impactful force in the history of LBC music.
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. I love u buddy luv. U will always b wit me 4ever n a day u put the g n g funk u put the 1 n 213 n u put yo stamp on evrybdy u ever didit wit. 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!! RIP NATE DOGG. – Snoop Dogg