The tragic loss of hip hop legend Nate Dogg shook Hollywood today. It also struck a chord with American Idol contestant Jacob Lusk who shared a special relationship with the star.
Nate Dogg formed a gospel group called “InNate Praise” in 2007, TMZ reports, and Jacob auditioned and landed a spot.
The duo became friends through their gospel choir connection, according to TMZ, and “their relationship blossomed over the next two years … as Jacob performed with the group at churches around L.A. County.”
In a video obtained by TMZ, Nate and Jacob are together in Nate’s studio in North Hollywood.
Jacob also Tweeted the following about Nate’s death: