LATEST: Rapper Nate Dogg is reportedly in a stable condition after suffering a second stroke.
The hip-hop star, cousin of rap heavyweight Snoop Dogg, was paralysed on the left side of his body following a mild stroke in December last year (07).
The star - real name Nathaniel Dawayne Hale - suffered a second stroke earlier this week (begs15Sep08) and was reportedly left unable to breath on his own.
However, Hale has responded well to medical treatment and is only using a ventilator to make breathing easier, according to TMZ.com.
It is unknown whether the second stroke will have any further physical impacts, according to HiphopDX.com.