Nate Dogg Rumored to Have Died, Reports Are False

Atlanta, GA 5/14/2008 04:20 AM GMT (TransWorldNews)

Nate Dogg, the popular hip-hop/R&B singer, was rumored to have died, according to reports on Tuesday.

The reports said the singer was dead due to complications with a stroke.

However, the information about Nate Dogg's death was false, prompting Media Take Out to retract the statement and offer an apology.

Nate Dogg, a member of 213 along with Snoop Dogg and Warren G, suffered a stroke in January, which paralyzed the left side of his body.

Nate Dogg, whose real name is Nathaniel Hale, was placed in an occupational rehab facility. According to family and friends, Nate Dogg is still recuperating, but is fine.

Doctors said he suffered no brain damage and his voice was not affected.

Nate Dogg, 38, has been nominated for four Grammy Awards and is best known for his time at Suge Knight's Death Row Records, where he sang on acclaimed albums and hit singles of such artists as Snoop Dogg, Dr. Dre and Tupac Shakur.

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