R.I.P. Nate Dogg.


Sad news:

Long Beach-born rapper Nathaniel D. Hale — Nate Dogg — died Tuesday, according to the Long Beach Press-Telegram.
His family told the Press-Telegram Hale, who performed as Nate Dogg, died earlier today. He was 41,
Cause of death is not known. However, Hale had suffered two strokes, one in 2007 and another in 2008, the Press-Telegram reported.



Gene "G.D." Demby is the founder and editor of PostBourgie. In his day job, he blogs and reports on race and ethnicity for NPR's Code Switch team.