After the shocking news of Nate Dogg’s death two weeks ago, the Doggfather honors his band mate and 25-plus year friend with some arm ink.

Long Beach, California emcee Snoop Dogg revealed that he has mourned the loss of longtime friend, band mate Nate Dogg with an arm tattoo, pictured to the right. Last week, Nate (born Nathaniel Hale) died after a series of strokes in the last three years. Along with a tribute concert a week ago today in Austin, Texas’ South by Southwest, Snoop Dogg has already publicly and financially supported the Nate Dogg Foundation, to aid the singer’s family.

Below the tattoo portrait of Nate is text that reads, “All Doggs Go to Heaven.”

Although Snoop and Nate reportedly met as classmates in 1986, it was in the early 1990s that Snoop Dogg, Warren G and Nate Dogg began a group called 213. The trio worked together through to Snoop’s signing with Death Row Records, where Nate would also sign later in the decade. Throughout the years the members of 213 worked on each other’s projects, and in 2004, released The Hard Way on TVT Records.

Nate Dogg’s funeral was March 26, 2011 in Los Angeles, California. R.I.P…

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