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Smoke Weed Everyday - Nate Dogg Regulates Heaven
Today's video lunch pays tribute to Long Beach's "master of the rap hook," the late Nate Dogg, who died of unknown causes yesterday at age 41 after suffering with health problems including two strokes over the past few years.
Said collaborator and long time friend Snoop Dogg, "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 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."