Fellow 213 member and close friend Snoop Dogg took to Twitter as soon as he received news of the passing of beloved hip-hop and RnB singer Nate Dogg. Here are his heartfelt message about his partner in rhyme:
"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 love u buddy luv. U will always b wit me 4ever n a day u put the g n g funk u put the 1 n 213 n u put yo stamp on evrybdy u ever didit wit. I miss u cuzz I am so sad but so happy I got to grow up with u and I will c u again n heaven cuz u know d slogan...all doggs go to heaven yo homie n baby brotha bigg snoopdogg!!
"RIP NATE DOGG."