Nate Dogg is dead, according to a report in his hometown Long Beach Press Telegram, which cited a family announcement.
TMZ says they have confirmed the report but did not indicate how.
The legendary west coast rapper, whose real name was Nathaniel D. Hale, collaborated on hit songs with many top recording artists including Snoop Dogg, Warren G, 50 Cent and Eminem.
He was 41 and had battled health complications. On Sunday, Warren G tweeted, "For those that dont know awhile back nate had 2 strokes he is in therapy thanks again for your support."
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Warren G - Regulate ft. Nate Dogg: