The cause of his death was not available, but he had suffered strokes in 2007 and 2008.
He was nominated for four Grammys and well-known for collaboration songs like “Regulate” with Warren G, “Area Codes” with Ludacris, “Lay Low” and “Crazy” with Snoop Dogg.
Snoop Dogg tweeted, “We lost a true legend n hip hop n rnb. One of my best friends n a brother to me since 1986 when I was a sophomore at poly high where we met. all doggs go to heaven yo homie n baby brotha bigg snoopdogg!!… RIP NATE DOGG.”
Ludacris added, “There is a certain void in hip hop’s heart that can never be filled. Glad we got to make history together.”