Update: Nate Dogg’s Fam, Lawyer Say Strokes Led to Death



Although no official cause of death has been announced, Nate Dogg’s lawyer is saying that the crooner died from stroke complications. The singer’s friend and manager Rod McGrew released a statement on behalf of the family, who also say Nate’s death was caused by complications stemming from the two strokes he suffered over the past couple of years.

McGrew just released a statement on behalf of himself and Nate’s family … saying, “We appreciate the enormous outpouring of response from all over the world. We greatly appreciate that and thank everyone for their prayers and support.”

The statement continues, “We know that Nate will be hanging out with his good friends 2Pac and Biggie.”

The artist passed away Tuesday at the age of 41, but his cause of death was initially unknown.


On Sunday, two days before his death, Warren G tweeted out a request for prayers regarding Nate’s health.

“Nate dogg is my top dogg he is in therapy folks lets pray for a faster recovery he will always be apart of what ever I do and you do know,” Warren wrote.

Following his most recent stroke, Nate Dogg reportedly lost the ability to speak. “When I go see him, he knows who I am,” Warren G told sources. “I talk to him, play music to him. He had two strokes and that’s real dangerous.”

Nate Dogg and Snoop Dogg March 16

As previously reported, Snoop tweeted an emotional message regarding Nate’s passing. Here it is in its entirety:

“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.”



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