There’s no denying that Nate Dogg had the ability to turn a good rap song into an unforgettable hit with his catchy hook and familiar sound. And now, Nathaniel “Nate Dogg” Hale’s two sons, Nigel (18) and Little Nate (15) want to follow in their late father’s footsteps and “try to be just like him.”

Little Nate, 18, and Nigel, 15, say that they plan on working with West Coast artists like Game, DJ Quik and their “Uncle Snoop.” While the duo are still writing and have not recorded anything yet, Nigel says that their plan is to “make it like my father.” “Like father, like son, you know?” Little Nate chimes in.

At the end of the clip, Little Nate flashes a preview of his rhyming skills, although he’s not sure his father ever got to hear him rap. “I don’t think he woulda liked it. He didn’t like me cussing too much,” he says with a smile.


With the help of some of the West’s great artists (who also happen to be friends of the family), this project sounds like something their dad would be proud of.

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