On March 15, 2011, west coasts own go to guy for hooks Nate Dogg passed away at the age of 41. They did not say how he passed away, but Nate Dogg did suffer from two strokes, one in 2007 and 2008. Nate Dogg will be remembered for his smooth solid vocals on records such as Warren G’ Regulate, Dr. Dre’s Xxplosive and Ludacris’ Area Codes.