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Nate Dogg, Whose Hooks Boosted Rap Hits, Dies

March 16, 2011

Nobody is promised tomorrow, so take care of yourselves today

Singer Nate Dogg, whose near monotone crooning anchored some of rap’s most seminal songs and helped define the sound of West coast hip-hop, has died at age 41. Attorney Mark Geragos said Nate Dogg, whose real name was Nathaniel D. Hale, died Tuesday of complications from multiple strokes. Nate Dogg wasn’t a rapper, but he was an integral figure in the genre: His deep voice wasn’t particularly melodic, but … Full Story »

AP via Yahoo! News – 7 minutes ago

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