As a result of suffering from health issues the past several years, Nate Dogg passed away yesterday. Although the specific cause of death hasn't been reported, the hip-hop star suffered from strokes in 2007 and 2008.
As for his career highlights? Nate was known for collaborating with Eminem and Dr. Dre. As noted by PopEater, along with Snoop Dogg and Warren G. he was a founding member of the hip hop group 213.
As recent as last week, Warren G. indicated that Nate was receiving treatment. He tweeted, "For those that dont know awhile back nate had 2 strokes he is in therapy thanks again for your support."
Snoop also gave a shout out to his friend whose real name was Nathaniel Hale. "We lost a true legend n hip hop n rnb," he tweeted. "One of my best friends n a brother to me since 1986 when I was a sophomore at poly high where we met."