By Meghan Gorman
The hip-hop world may have lost Nate Dogg in 2011, but we can look forward to hearing from him in 2013. The G-Funk pioneer’s final album titled, Nate Dogg: It’s a Wonderful Life is due next year, with features from Dr. Dre, Eminem, Mary J. Blige, Jay-Z and of course, Snoop.
According to AllHipHop It’s a Wonderful Life will include unreleased material that Nate Dogg recorded before his death. Keep an eye out for the LP, which is set to hit stores in early 2013 via Seven Arts Music.
Nate Dogg died at the age of 41 after suffering from two strokes and dealing with health issues for several years.
“We lost a true legend n hip hop n rnb,” Snoop tweeted after his untimely death. “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 wit 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!!”