After battling several health problems in the last few years, including strokes in 2007 and 2008, hip-hop artist Nate Dogg has died at age 41.

According to the Press-Telegram of Long Beach, California, the family who knew him as Nathaniel D. Hale announced that he passed away Tuesday night.

Known best for his work with Eminem, Warren G., Snoop Dogg and Dr. Dre. Nate Dogg will surly be missed by the rap and hip-hop community.