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Nathaniel Dwayne Hale (August 19, 1969 – March 15, 2011), was an American rapper, singer, songwriter, and actor better known by his stage name Nate Dogg. Hale initially began his career as a member of the California
California
rap trio 213, alongside his longtime friend Warren G and his cousin Snoop Dogg. He eventually pursued a solo career, and released three solo albums, G-Funk Classics, Vol. 1 & 2 in 1998, Music & Me in 2001, and Nate Dogg
Nate Dogg
as a bootlegged album in 2003 and on CD in 2014. He was also well known for his work with other artists, frequently collaborating with Dr. Dre, Eminem, Warren G, Tupac Shakur, Westside Connection, Snoop Dogg, 50 Cent, Ludacris, Xzibit, and Shade Sheist on many hit releases. Nate Dogg
Nate Dogg
is regarded as one of the pioneers of West Coast hip hop
West Coast hip hop
, as well as the creator of "G-Funk" .[by whom?] Nate Dogg
Nate Dogg
died in 2011 due to complications from multiple strokes.[1]

Contents

1 Early life 2 Career

2.1 Early career with 213 2.2 Solo career 2.3 Television appearances 2.4 Collaborations with other artists

3 Legal troubles 4 Health problems and death 5 Discography

5.1 Studio albums 5.2 Collaborative albums 5.3 Compilation albums

6 Filmography 7 Awards and nominations 8 References 9 External links

Early life[edit] Nathaniel Dwayne Hale was born in Clarksdale, Mississippi
Clarksdale, Mississippi
on August 19, 1969. He moved to Long Beach, California
Long Beach, California
when he was 14 following his parents' divorce. He was friends with rappers Warren G, RBX, and Daz Dillinger
Daz Dillinger
and cousin of Butch Cassidy, Snoop Dogg, and Lil' ½ Dead. He began singing as a child in the New Hope Baptist Church in Long Beach and Life Line Baptist Church in Clarksdale, Mississippi where his father Daniel Lee Hale pastored and his mother Ruth Holmes was leading the choir. At the age of seventeen he dropped out of high school, left home and enlisted in the Marines.[2] He served three years as an ammunition specialist. Career[edit] Early career with 213[edit] In 1990, Nate Dogg, Snoop Dogg,[3] and Warren G, formed a rap trio called 213. They recorded their first demo in the back of the famed V.I.P. record store in Long Beach. The demo was later heard by Dr. Dre at a house party.[citation needed] Solo career[edit] Nate Dogg
Nate Dogg
made his debut on 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
Nate Dogg
was additionally featured on Snoop Dogg's 1993 album 'Doggystyle' such as the track 'Ain't no Fun (If the homies can't have none)'. 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 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. Music & Me peaked at number three on the Billboard hip-hop charts in 2001.[4] After a number of delays and an original release date of April 2004, his self-titled album was released under the Affiliated Entertainment Group on June 3, 2008.[citation needed] Television appearances[edit] 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.[5] Collaborations with other artists[edit] 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, includes 2Pac's "All About U", How Long Will they mourn me, thugs get lonely too, Me and My Homies,Skandalouz,Tear drops and closed casket’s,Undisputed with 50 centDr. Dre's "The Next Episode", Westside Connection's "Gangsta Nation", Mos Def's "Oh No", Fabolous' "Can't Deny It", Ludacris' "Area Codes", 50 Cent's "21 Questions", Kurupt's "Behind The Walls", Mark Ronson's "Ooh Wee", Houston's "I Like That", Eminem's "'Till I Collapse", "Never Enough", and "Shake That", and Mobb Deep's "Have a Party".[6] Legal troubles[edit] 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.[7][8] He faced a maximum of nearly eleven years in prison,[9] but was subsequently acquitted of both charges.[8][9] In 1996, Nate Dogg
Nate Dogg
was convicted of a drug-related offense in Los Angeles County.[10] 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.[11] He spent a night in the Twin Towers Correctional Facility in Los Angeles before he was released on a $1 million bail.[12] 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.[10] He pleaded no contest to the misdemeanor charge, and was sentenced to probation of three years and ordered to pay a $1,000 fine.[13] On April 12, 2002, Nate Dogg
Nate Dogg
was arrested when he was stopped by Arizona Department of Public Safety
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.[14] 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.[15] 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.[16] 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,[17] and one count of stalking after allegedly chasing her by car on Interstate 405 in previous month.[18] He initially pleaded not guilty to these charges,[18] which were eventually dropped in April 2009, because the alleged victim did not contact prosecutors in the case.[17] Additionally, Nate Dogg
Nate Dogg
had a conviction of driving under the influence of drugs.[18] Health problems and death[edit]

Graffiti devoted to Nate Dogg
Nate Dogg
on Solidarności Avenue in Warsaw
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.[19] 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.[20] Nate Dogg
Nate Dogg
died on March 15, 2011 in Long Beach, California
Long Beach, California
at the age of 41.[1] On March 17, his attorney Mark Geragos confirmed that the cause of the death was from complications of multiple strokes.[1] He was buried at Forest Lawn Memorial Park in Long Beach.[21] In 2015 Nate's own son Nathaniel Dwayne Hale Jr. began recording music to follow in his father's footsteps. He has received support from Tha Dogg Pound, Baby Bash, Mally Mall and others in his quest to keep his father's legacy alive. In January 2018, Lil Nate Dogg
Nate Dogg
released his own album, "Son of a G".[22] Lil Nate Dogg
Nate Dogg
released a song with his father Nate Dogg
Nate Dogg
and Pomona Pimpin Young in January 2018 called "Get Away". The song is also found on Lil Nate Dogg's debut album. His other son, Naijiel Hale, committed to attending the University of Arizona
University of Arizona
to play football.[23] Discography[edit] Main article: Nate Dogg
Nate Dogg
discography See also: 213 discography Studio albums[edit]

G-Funk Classics, Vol. 1 & 2 (1998) Music & Me (2001) Nate Dogg
Nate Dogg
(2003)

Collaborative albums[edit]

The Hard Way (with 213) (2004)

Compilation albums[edit]

Essentials (2002)

Filmography[edit]

Doggy Fizzle Televizzle
Doggy Fizzle Televizzle
as singer of the theme song for the sketch "The Braided Bunch" (2002–2003) Head of State as himself (also singer/composer of theme song) (2003) The Boondocks (2008)

Awards and nominations[edit] During his career, Nate Dogg
Nate Dogg
was nominated for four Grammy Awards.

Category Genre Song Year Result

Best Rap/Sung Collaboration (with Eminem) Rap "Shake That" 2007 Nominated

Best Rap/Sung Collaboration (with Ludacris) Rap "Area Codes" 2002 Nominated

Best Rap Performance by a Duo or Group (uncredited with Dr. Dre
Dr. Dre
and Snoop Dogg) Rap "The Next Episode" 2001 Nominated

Best Rap Performance by a Duo or Group (with Warren G) Rap "Regulate" 1995 Nominated

References[edit]

^ a b c Perpetua, Matthew (March 16, 2011). "Rapper and Singer 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
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Biography, AllMusic. Retrieved November 2, 2006. ^ Nate- Charts and Awards, AllMusic. Retrieved November 2, 2006 ^ "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
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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 15, 2018.  ^ 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 15, 2018.  ^ " Nate Dogg
Nate Dogg
Pleads Guilty In Domestic Violence Charge". HipHopDX. March 27, 2008. Retrieved March 24, 2011.  ^ a b " Stalking charge dropped against Nate Dogg". Associated Press. April 16, 2009. Retrieved March 24, 2011.  ^ a b c " Nate Dogg
Nate Dogg
Pleads Not Guilty to Making Threats, Stalking Estranged Wife" (Fee required). Long Beach Press-Telegram. July 17, 2008. Retrieved March 24, 2011.  ^ "Hannah Montana Contest Winner Apologizes For Fake Essay; Plus 'American Idol,' C-Murder, R.E.M., Birdman & More, In For The Record". MTV. January 4, 2008. Retrieved February 17, 2011.  ^ Jayson Rodriguez (January 18, 2008). Nate Dogg
Nate Dogg
Paralyzed After Stroke; Manager Slams Coverage Of 911 Call, MTV. Retrieved January 19, 2008. ^ "Nathaniel Dwayne "Nate Dogg" Hale (1969 - 2011) - Find A Grave Memorial".  ^ "Nate Dogg's son Lil Nate Dogg
Nate Dogg
"Son Of A G" album out now".  ^ "Hip-Hop Singer Nate Dogg's Son, Naijiel Hale, Commits to Arizona for Football (Video)". NESN.com. July 5, 2013. Retrieved August 30, 2017. 

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