Published May 14, 2008Contrary to a report on Mediatakeout.com, rapper Nate Dogg is not dead but actually "alive and well" according to his manager Rod McCrew.
Yesterday the "most visited black website in the world" stated:
Don't know all the details but rapper Nate Dog (Nathaniel Dawayne Hale) died of a heart attack and this is being reported on Cali's 105.9 radio station.
In 2007 he suffered a stroke and was paralyzed on his left side. Don't know who he leaves behind but may e rest in peace and my thoughts and prayers go out to his family.
However, McCrew contacted XXL to clear up the matter explaining Nate Dogg's MySpace account was hacked into recently, and the culprit posted a message saying the rapper had passed away.
"Its a vicious rumor, McCrew told the magazine. "And its run amok.
Nate Dogg suffered a stroke in December 2007, and has kept a low profile while he has been recovering. McCrew gave a brief update saying, "Were pleased with his progress.
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