02:00 AM EDT 08/25/2014
Originally posted 03/16/2011 09:25AM
Nathaniel D. Hale, a hip-hop artist known by the stage name Nate Dogg, died on Tuesday, his family said.
The cause of death was not yet known, but Hale, 41, had suffered strokes in 2007 and 2008, according to the Long Beach Press-Telegram.
Hale, who most notably sang the hook on Warren G.'s "Regulate" and Snoop Dogg's "Ain't No Fun (If the Homies Can't Have None)," was part of an extended family of rappers known as the Dogg Pound Gangsta Crips (DPGC), a group that also includes Snoop Dogg and Daz Dillinger – both of whom responded to news of Hale's death with tribute messages on Twitter.
Originally posted 01/20/2011 03:45PM
"We went to high school together. He was a year older than me ... I remember him, he was very tall and skinny, wore lots of ponytails on his head. And I'm pretty sure I bought weed from him."
Cameron Diaz tells George Lopez on Lopez Tonight what she recalls about attending the same school as Snoop Dogg.
Originally posted 12/01/2010 11:30AM
Well, here's one thing Prince William can cross off his wedding to-do list.
Thanks to Snoop Dogg, the royal groom-to-be is set on at least a partial playlist for his bachelor party (known in the U.K. as a "stag party").
On Tuesday, the rapper released "Wet," a single intended specifically for the Prince's bash.
Originally posted 08/31/2010 04:50PM
Demi Moore has apparently joined the "Dogg Pound."
Concertgoers at a Snoop Dogg show Friday in Las Vegas got an A-list surprise when Moore joined the rapper on stage to show off her sultry dance moves.
In a 35-second clip, the actress drops it like it's hot in a sexy, backless minidress, while Snoop performs his 2003 hit "Beautiful." But, soon, the former Striptease star lures mighty hunky company on stage: hubby Ashton Kutcher.
"Come on, Ashton. Break it down, baby," Snoop Dogg says. "Do what you do!" – Janet Mock
Originally posted 04/17/2009 06:30PM
Snoop Dogg is getting waxed! No, not that kind of waxed. He is set to become the first living rapper to be immortalized for Madame Tussauds famous wax museum.
"Fa shizzle dizzle I said yes when asked," the rapper tells PEOPLE. "I'm honored! The D O double G got a double."
The rapper-turned-reality star of Snoop Dogg's Father Hood and MTV's Dogg After Dark will have his figure unveiled Monday, April 20 at Madame Tussauds in Las Vegas. The figure will stand in the "On Stage" area.
Snoop Dogg will be the third rap icon on display at one of the famous museums. A shirtless and tattooed Tupac Shakur wax figure resides in Vegas, while Biggie Smalls's figure is in New York. Both rappers received the honor after they died.
Originally posted 07/29/2008 03:15PM
First came Hollywood. Then Bollywood. And now there's, er, Doggywood?
Hip hop star Snoop Dogg, 36, has teamed up with the reigning king of Indian films, Akshay Kumar, to record the title track for the actor's upcoming Bollywood epic, Singh is Kinng.
In the accompanying music video, Dogg dresses in traditional grand sardar style. According to producer Vipul A. Shah, the rapper hopes to break into the booming Indian film scene. "Snoop wants to do a Hindi movie with Akshay, as he is really keen on wooing the Indian audiences," Shah said in a statement.
Originally posted 06/19/2008 04:40PM
Rapper Snoop Dogg is embracing country music in his new video for the single "My Medicine."
A cowboy hat-wearing Dogg dedicates the YouTube video to the late Johnny Cash, calling him "a real American gangster."
"His music touched people like myself, which you probably didn't know," Dogg explained at the CMT Awards in April.
Originally posted 06/08/2008 11:00AM
After a decade of marriage and three children later, rapper Snoop Dogg has a few words of advice for new husband and wife Jay-Z and Beyoncé Knowles.
"I told them to go home and make babies," he told reporters at the Dodge Celebrity Event in Rosamond, Calif. "They should, that's the next step as far as marriage, having kids ... add on to the family, so hopefully that's what they'll do."
When asked if he'd be planning on adding to his already full nest, he shook his head, grinning. "No. I'm good."
Snoop's key to lasting marriage? "Communication, and being able to fight and get back up," he says. "To have misunderstanding and [then] get some understanding."
Originally posted 04/15/2008 05:00PM
"Snoop is really a gentleman and I loved meeting him. He made me feel like the most beautiful woman there with all of his flattering comments. You never know, there could be a Snoop and LeAnn duet sometime soon! I never rule anything out!"
LeAnn Rimes tells PEOPLE how excited she was about rapper Snoop Dogg's compliments at the CMT Awards Monday night.
Originally posted 04/15/2008 09:35AM
Taylor Swift may have been the big winner at Monday night's Country Music Television Awards – but it was Snoop Dogg who stole the show.
The rapper – wearing a black cowboy hat, black duster jacket and black zip-up ankle boots – was in high demand backstage.
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