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The rapper "Nate Dogg", aka Nathaniel Hale, has died, according to the Long Beach Press-Telegram.
The newspaper reports the rap star's family announced his death Tuesday. The cause of death isn't known, but Hale did have strokes in 2007 and 2008.
Hale was born in Long Beach and is known for rapping with icons such as Snoop Dogg and Warren G.
He's gone but not forgotten.