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NATHANIEL DWAYNE HALE (August 19, 1969 – March 15, 2011), better known by his stage name NATE DOGG, was an American singer, rapper, and actor. He was known as one of the pioneers of West Coast hip hop
West Coast hip hop
. He was noted for his membership in rap trio 213 and his solo career in which he collaborated with Dr. Dre
Dr. Dre
, Eminem
Eminem
, Warren G
Warren G
, Tupac Shakur , Westside Connection
Westside Connection
, Snoop Dogg
Snoop Dogg
, 50 Cent
50 Cent
, Ludacris
Ludacris
, Xzibit
Xzibit
, and Shade Sheist on many hit releases. He released three solo albums, G-Funk Classics, Vol. 1 & 2 in 1998, Music ">

SOLO CAREER

Nate Dogg
Nate Dogg
made his debut on The Chronic
The Chronic
. Singing in what later became his trademark style, he was well received by fans and critics alike, and would go on to sign with Death Row Records
Death Row Records
in 1993. Nate Dogg was also featured on Mista Grimm's "Indosmoke" with Warren G. Then in 1994 he produced his first hit single "Regulate " with Warren G . Nate Dogg
Nate Dogg
was also featured in many 2Pac
2Pac
releases, including his collaboration record Thug Life: Volume 1 . Then in 1998 after a tumultuous time at Death Row Records
Death Row Records
he released another album. The double album was titled G-Funk Classics Vol. 1 & 2 and was followed up in late 2001 with Music & Me on Elektra Records
Elektra Records
. Music "> In 2015 his final studio album Nate Dogg: It’s A Wonderful Life was released by Seven Arts Music and United Media and Music Group. The album features unreleased material from Nate as well as appearances from Eminem
Eminem
, Dr. Dre , Snoop Dogg
Snoop Dogg
, Mary J. Blige
Mary J. Blige
and Jay-Z
Jay-Z
.

TELEVISION APPEARANCES

In 2002, Nate Dogg
Nate Dogg
appeared on a celebrity episode of the Weakest Link , making it to the last three players before being eliminated by Xzibit
Xzibit
and Young MC
Young MC
.

COLLABORATIONS WITH OTHER ARTISTS

Nate Dogg
Nate Dogg
found success, not only in solo projects, but in collaborations with other hip-hop artists. In the 2000s, Nate's high-ranking collaborative singles, according to Rolling Stone
Rolling Stone
, includes 2Pac
2Pac
's "All About U ", Dr. Dre
Dr. Dre
's " The Next Episode ", Westside Connection
Westside Connection
's " Gangsta Nation ", Mos Def 's "Oh No", Fabolous ' "Can\'t Deny It ", Ludacris
Ludacris
' "Area Codes ", 50 Cent
50 Cent
's "21 Questions ", Kurupt
Kurupt
's "Behind The Walls", Mark Ronson
Mark Ronson
's "Ooh Wee", Houston 's "I Like That ", Eminem
Eminem
's "\ 'Till I Collapse ", "Never Enough", and " Shake That ", and Mobb Deep 's " Have a Party ".

LEGAL TROUBLES

In the early 1990s, Nate Dogg
Nate Dogg
was arrested and charged with two separate robberies. Nate Dogg
Nate Dogg
was charged with the Check Changers robbery in 1991 and with the robbery of a San Pedro Taco Bell
Taco Bell
in 1994. He faced a maximum of nearly eleven years in prison, but was subsequently acquitted of both charges.

In 1996, Nate Dogg
Nate Dogg
was convicted of a drug-related offense in Los Angeles County .

On June 17, 2000, Nate Dogg
Nate Dogg
was arrested for allegedly kidnapping and assaulting his former girlfriend and setting fire to her mother's car in Lakewood . He was then arrested by a SWAT
SWAT
team at his home in Pomona . He was accused of kidnapping, domestic violence, making terrorist threats and arson. He spent a night in the Twin Towers Correctional Facility in Los Angeles before he was released on a $1 million bail. These charges were later dismissed, but he faced jail time for a new charge, illegal possession of a firearm by felon. An unmarked firearm was found in his home during June 17 arrest. He pleaded no contest to the misdemeanor charge, and was sentenced to probation of three years and ordered to pay a $1,000 fine.

On April 12, 2002, Nate Dogg
Nate Dogg
was arrested when he was stopped by Arizona Department of Public Safety officers outside of Kingman, Arizona while traveling on a tour bus. He was charged with firearms-related and drug-related offenses after two pistols and four ounces of cannabis were found. Nate Dogg
Nate Dogg
was booked on Mohave County Jail and subsequently released on a $3,500 bond. Weapon charges against him were dropped as an exchange to guilty plea to drug possession charge. Nate Dogg
Nate Dogg
was subsequently sentenced to probation and community service. He was also ordered to attend drug counseling sessions in May 2002.

In 2006, Nate Dogg
Nate Dogg
was arrested and charged with misdemeanor aggravated trespassing, telephone harassment, battery assault, dissuading a witness from reporting a crime and violation of a restraining order . In March 2008, Nate Dogg
Nate Dogg
pleaded guilty to trespassing and battery and was ordered to complete a domestic violence treatment program, probation of three years, and was stripped of gun ownership rights for the next ten years.

In July 2008, Nate Dogg
Nate Dogg
was arrested and charged with two felony criminal threats after allegedly sending threatening emails to his estranged wife, and one count of stalking after allegedly chasing her by car on Interstate 405 in previous month. He initially pleaded not guilty to these charges, which were eventually dropped in April 2009, because the alleged victim did not contact prosecutors in the case.

Additionally, Nate Dogg
Nate Dogg
had a conviction of driving under the influence of drugs .

HEALTH PROBLEMS AND DEATH

Graffiti devoted to Nate Dogg
Nate Dogg
on Solidarności Avenue in Warsaw (April 2012)

On December 19, 2007, Nate Dogg
Nate Dogg
suffered a stroke , according to a coordinator from his recently formed gospel choir , Innate Praise. He was released from hospital on December 26 and was admitted to a medical rehabilitation facility to assist him in his recovery. On January 18, 2008, it was officially reported that the stroke had rendered the left side of his body paralyzed . Doctors believed there would be a full recovery, and his voice was not affected. In September 2008, he suffered a second stroke. Nate Dogg
Nate Dogg
died on March 15, 2011 in Long Beach, California at the age of 41. On March 17, his attorney Mark Geragos confirmed that the cause of the death was from complications of multiple strokes. He was buried at Forest Lawn Memorial Park in Long Beach.

DISCOGRAPHY

Main article: Nate Dogg discography

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Nate Dogg
Dead at 41". Rolling Stone. Retrieved May 7, 2011. * ^ "Joining the Ranks of Famous Marines". USMC.net. Retrieved December 26, 2009. * ^ Nate Dogg
Nate Dogg
Biography, AllMusic . Retrieved November 2, 2006. * ^ Nate- Charts and Awards, AllMusic . Retrieved November 2, 2006 * ^ "Nate Dogg\'s Final Album To Feature Eminem, Jay-Z
Jay-Z
& Dr. Dre". Hiphopdx.com. Retrieved November 27, 2012. * ^ "Xzibit, B-Real, DJ Quik Face Off On Hip-Hop \'Weakest Link\'". MTV. March 13, 2002. Retrieved February 17, 2011. * ^ Perpetua, Matthew. "Nate Dogg\'s Best Guest Appearances". Rolling Stone. Retrieved May 7, 2011. * ^ "L.B. Rapper Nate Dogg
Nate Dogg
Out On Bail In Robbery Charge" (Fee required). Press-Telegram. December 14, 1994. Retrieved March 24, 2011. * ^ A B " Nate Dogg
Nate Dogg
Acquitted Of \'91 Robbery Charges" (Fee required). Press-Telegram. July 22, 1996. Retrieved March 24, 2011. * ^ A B "L.B. Rapper Suspected of Robbery" (Fee required). Press-Telegram. December 19, 1994. Retrieved March 24, 2011. * ^ A B "Firearm charges dog another rapper". The Post and Courier. March 16, 2001. Retrieved March 24, 2011. * ^ " Nate Dogg
Nate Dogg
arrested". Associated Press. June 16, 2000. Retrieved March 24, 2011. * ^ "Rapper Nate Dogg
Nate Dogg
Charged on 5 Counts" (Fee required). Press-Telegram. July 15, 2000. Retrieved March 24, 2011. * ^ "Rapper Nate Dogg
Nate Dogg
takes plea bargain". Press-Telegram. August 22, 2001. Retrieved March 24, 2011. * ^ Seckler, Jim (April 16, 2002). "Rap singer released on bond after drug, gun arrest locally". Kingman Daily Miner . Retrieved March 24, 2011. * ^ Callahan-Bever, Noah (May 28, 2002). " Nate Dogg
Nate Dogg
Sentenced For Drug Possession". MTV
MTV
News. Retrieved March 24, 2011. * ^ " Nate Dogg