Late hip-hop star Nate Dogg is set to release his final album from beyond the grave with a little help from his superstar pals Snoop Dogg, Eminem and Jay Z.

The Area Codes singer died last year (11) after suffering complications following multiple strokes and now his friends and family have come together to compile Nate Dogg: It's A Wonderful Life.

The posthumous project will feature all of his unreleased material, including collaborations with artists like Dr. Dre and Mary J. Blige, and will hit music retailers in spring/summer 2013, according to