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Warren G

Born Warren Griffin III, Warren G exploded out of the burgeoning Long Beach rap scene in 1994 with the smash single "Regulate," a duet with longtime friend Nate Dogg, and its accompanying album, Regulate...G Funk Era. G grew up in Long Beach listening to his parents' extensive collection of jazz, soul and funk records, also frequently hanging out at the local V.I.P. record store. As a teenager, he and his friends Nate Dogg and future superstar Snoop Dogg formed a rap group called 213, after their area code. Unfortunately, all three had brushes with the law and spent time in jail, which motivated them to get jobs, also working on their music on the side. Eventually, the V.I.P. record store allowed the trio to practice and record in a back room. It was here that Snoop cut the demo "Super Duper Snooper," which G played for his half-brother Dr. Dre at a party. Dre invited all three to his studio and wound up collaborating with Snoop on The Chronic. While G also made several contributions, he opted to develop his talents mostly outside of Dre's shadow. He honed his musical skills while producing such artists as MC Breed and 2Pac. A break came when his vocal collaboration with Mista Grimm, "Indo Smoke," appeared on the Poetic Justice soundtrack. Soon after that, G recorded his debut album for Violator. "Regulate" appeared on the Above the Rim soundtrack and was released as a single. It quickly became a massive hit, peaking at #2 on the Billboard charts and pushing the album up to the same position. The album eventually went triple platinum, with "This D.J." becoming his second Top 10 hit. Warren G took nearly three years to complete his second album, returning in the spring of 1997 with Take A Look Over Your Shoulder, which was greeted with decidedly mixed reviews and weak sales. I Want It All followed in 1999 with The Return of the Regulator appearing two years later. In 2005 he signed with Lightyear Enterntainment and released In the Mid-Nite Hour. ~ Steve Huey
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Stations Featuring
Warren G

    '90s Hip-Hop

    '90s Hip-Hop
    6 songs

    West Coast Hip-Hop

    West Coast Hip-Hop
    4 songs

    '80s Hip-Hop

    '80s Hip-Hop
    1 song

    '80s Urban Music

    '80s Urban Music
    1 song

    Classic Hip-Hop

    1 song

    Top Hip-Hop

    1 song

    Hip-Hop Party

    1 song

    '90s Pop

    1 song

Albums by
Warren G

Top Songs by
Warren G

  1.   Song
  2.   Regulate by Nate Dogg
  3.   This D.J.
  4.   I Shot the Sheriff
  5.   Do You See
  6.   So Many Ways
  7.   This Is the Shack
  8.   100 Miles and Runnin' featuring Nate Dogg
  9.   I Want It All
  10.   Lookin' at You
  11.   Game Don't Wait
  12.   This Is Dedicated to You by Latoya Williams
  13.   Yo' Sassy Ways
  14.   I Need a Light
  15.   PYT
  16.   What's Next
  17.   Super Soul Sis
  18.   Keep on Hustlin' featuring Bun B
  19.   Skate, Skate by Halla
  20.   This Gangsta S**t Is Too Much
  21.   In Case Some Shit Go Down
  22.   Hold On
  23.   Star Trek Intro
  24.   They Lovin' Me Now
  25.   Young Locs Slow Down
  26.   Runnin' Wit No Breaks
  27.   And Ya Don't Stop
  28.   Gangsta Love
  29.   Smokin' Me Out
  30.   What We Go Through
  31.   Dead Wrong by Nate Dogg
  32.   My House by Nate Dogg
  33.   Mid-Nite Hour
  34.   I Like That There
  35.   A Chronic Break
  36.   Get U Down
  37.   Deez Nuts, Pt. 2 (Skit)
  38.   Speed Dreamin'
  39.   Intro
  40.   Why Oh Why
  41.   Back Up
  42.   Ricky in Church
  43.   In Case Some SHS' Go Down
  44.   On My Mind
  45.   VD3 & Mousse T. Radio Mix
  46.   What's Wrong featuring Black Nicc
  47.   True Star by BJ
  48.   Swagger Rich featuring Cassie Davis
  49.   Masquerade featuring Halla
  50.   Let's Get High (420) featuring Black Nicc
  51.   Intro SHHHHH
  52.   All I Ask of You
  53.   Ahh
  54.   Yes Sir
  55.   In the Mid-Nite Hour
  56.   Garilla Pimpin
  57.   Walk These Streets
  58.   Wheels Keep Spinning
  59.   Weed Song
  60.   In Case Some Sh$# Go Down
  61.   Do What It Do (Featuring Bishop Lamont)
  62.   On My Mind (11:59 P.M.)
  63.   Shhhh (Intro)
  64.   Turn It Up Loud
  65.   Keepin' It Strong
  66.   G-Funk Is Here 2 Stay
  67.   It Ain't Nothin' Wrong With You
  68.   Pump Up (Skit)
  69.   Somethin' to Bounce To
  70.   '94 Ho Draft
  71.   Recognize