Remembering Nate Dogg: Eminem, Snoop Dogg, Ludacris and more
"Nate's voice in music will never be replaced," Eminem says. "He helped create the blueprint for West Coast hip-hop and I was one of the lucky people who had the privilege to work with him and the honor to have him as a friend."
The Game states, "We lost a great peer in the business. I will always remember the time I spent in the studio with him. He was very encouraging and professional."
Adding, "I will miss his voice, presence and advice. He's a part of hip-hop's rich history. My heart and condolences go out to his family."
Among the countless fan messages taking over Twitter, several celebs have posted their own memories of Nate and condolences to those who knew him.
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Ludacris took to his account, posting "There is a certain void in hip hop's heart that can never be filled. Glad we got to make history together."
LL Cool J weighed in, "My Prayers and Love go out to the family & Friends of Nate Dog. His voice was/ is magic."
Snoop, a fellow "Dogg," posted several sincerely heartfelt tweets about his good friend.
"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," he writes.
"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 dogs go to heaven yo homie n baby brotha big snoopdogg!!" he continues.
Diddy, Reggie Bush, Drake, Xzibit and more have also weighed in with "RIP" messages on the micro-blogging site.