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Nate Dogg's Family Says Complications From Stroke Caused His Death

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More details are coming out about Nate Dogg's death.

The rapper had two strokes, one in 2007 and one in 2008, and they believe that complications stemming from those two strokes could be the cause of his death.

Rod McGrew, Nate's close friend and manager says that he was "95% recovered from the first stroke in 2007," but when the second stroke occurred a year later, he became partially paralyzed and suffered from partial memory loss.

McGrew adds though that he had "cognitively fully recovered," and was fully alert before he died.

In a statement, on behalf of himself and Nate's family, McGrew said:

"We appreciate the enormous outpouring of response from all over the world. We greatly appreciate that and thank everyone for their prayers and support.

We know that Nate will be hanging out with his good friends 2Pac and Biggie."


Nate Dogg will be extremely missed. Our hearts go out to his family.

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13 comments to “Nate Dogg's Family Says Complications From Stroke Caused His Death”

  1. 1

    this is so sad. i feel like i lost someone i knew just because i grew up with his music. but R.I.P. and he is right. he is up there w/his friends and in no more pain. he was loved world wide. he will always be a legend in my eyes.

  2. 2

    RIP Nate Dogg.

  3. 3

    How is he going to hang out with Tupac and Biggie Smalls if they are dead also?

  4. 4

    hey douche!!!! its called an after life….that's how….RIP Nate Dogg…loved your music…

  5. Rohan says – reply to this


    Did he play for the Knicks?

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  7. 7

    Oh wow R.I.P.

  8. 8

    Re: Rohan – I guess that was your weak ass attempt of tryin to be funny…FAIL

  9. 9

    Will there be a toxicology report? If you play with fire…

  10. 10

    sorry to hear about this. he was one of the good original rappers left. such a loving statement from his family. RIP.

  11. 11

    Re: topmodeldiva – Ok blondie…if you say so.

  12. 12

    @ Douche Hunter —-blondie???? lmao….what gives you the impression that i'm a blonde???? im actually a native american female….but by your name i can figure ur a brunette…brown eyes…hiding behind a computer much???? smh…get a life

  13. 13

    Re: topmodeldiva – good luck with that afterlife. You missed my point dumbass. Heaven was created by religion to help make people deal with plagues.