Snoop Dogg, Daz, Kurupt and Warren G honored Nate Dogg at the Respect the West Showcase at SXSW by Vibe & Cashmere Agency the other night. The clip features highlights from the show and rappers paying their respects to the Long Beach artist who died March 15th of congestive heart failure along with complications related to his previous two strokes. Watch via YouTube below.
Jermaine Dupri’s latest ‘Living the Life’ features the rapper and producer in Las Vegas talking about how the fellas have stopped dancing in the clubs like John Travolta did back in the day. JD also closed the video with a message remembering Nate Dogg, who died on Tuesday at the age of 41 due to congestive heart failure and complications related to his previous strokes. Watch the webisode via YouTube below.
Snoop Dogg checked in with his Twitter followers (@SnoopDogg) hours after fellow 213 member Nate Dogg was pronounced dead last night. Nate Dogg (born Nathaniel Hale) was 41 and had battled several years of health problems, including strokes in 2007 and 2008. Snoop writes:
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
I love u buddy luv. U will always b wit me 4ever n a day u put the g n g funk u put the 1 n 213 n u put yo stamp on evrybdy u ever didit wit
I miss u cuzz I am so sad but so happy I got to grow up wit u and I will c u again n heaven cuz u know d slogan
all doggs go to heaven yo homie n baby brotha bigg snoopdogg!!
RIP NATE DOGG.
Eminem is out with the animated video to his new single ‘Shake That’, featuring Nate Dogg, from the album ‘Curtain Call’. Watch it via YouTube below.
Hush is out with the video to his new single ‘Hush Is Coming’, featuring Nate Dogg with a cameo from Eminem, who produced the track. The new single comes from Hush’s upcoming album ‘Bulletproof’, due August 23rd. Watch it via YouTube below.
Rap acts on television this week include Ying Yang Twins, who perform on ‘The Late Late Show with Craig Kilborn’ on Monday; Nate Dogg and Chingy, who appear on ‘Jimmy Kimmel Live’ on Tuesday; The Roots, who appear on Fuse’s ‘Daily Download’ on Tuesday; and Mase, who performs on ‘The Tonight Show with Jay Leno’ on Friday.