Rapper Nate Dogg dies at 41

Last Updated: Mar 17, 2011, 16:55 PM IST

New York: Hip-Hop star Nate Dogg has died at the age of 41, following several years of serious health problems.

The performer, Nathaniel Dwayne Hale, appeared on rapper-producer Dr. Dre’s best-selling hip-hop album ‘The Chronic’.

No cause of death has been released, but the star had survived strokes in 2007 and 2008.

Born in Long Beach, Calif., Hale began singing as a child in local churches. His song ‘Regulate’ with Warren G in 1994 helped propel him to mainstream success.

Hale sang on records by Eminem, 50 Cent, Ludacris, Snoop Dogg and others.

ANI