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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

    Classic Hip-Hop

    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.   Yo' Sassy Ways
  13.   This Is Dedicated to You by Latoya Williams
  14.   I Need a Light
  15.   PYT
  16.   It Ain't Nothin' Wrong With You
  17.   Get U Down, Pt. 2
  18.   On My Mind (11:59 P.M.)
  19.   Shhhh (Intro)
  20.   Gangsta Love
  21.   Saturday featuring E-40
  22.   Dope Beat
  23.   Ricky & G-Child
  24.   Drinks Ain't Free
  25.   All I Ask of You
  26.   Weed Song
  27.   A Chronic Break
  28.   Get U Down
  29.   Pump Up (Skit)
  30.   Intro
  31.   And Ya Don't Stop
  32.   Super Soul Sis
  33.   Recognize
  34.   Havin' Things
  35.   Transformers
  36.   What We Go Through
  37.   Young Fun
  38.   Reel Tight Intro
  39.   Keep on Hustlin' featuring Bun B
  40.   My House by Nate Dogg
  41.   Mid-Nite Hour
  42.   In Case Some Shit Go Down
  43.   On My Mind
  44.   True Star by BJ
  45.   Suicide by RBX
  46.   Masquerade featuring Halla
  47.   Let's Get High (420) featuring Black Nicc
  48.   Intro SHHHHH
  49.   Ahh
  50.   Yes Sir
  51.   I Like That There
  52.   In the Mid-Nite Hour
  53.   Garilla Pimpin
  54.   Walk These Streets
  55.   Wheels Keep Spinning
  56.   In Case Some Sh$# Go Down
  57.   Do What It Do (Featuring Bishop Lamont)
  58.   Turn It Up Loud
  59.   They Lovin' Me Now
  60.   Keepin' It Strong
  61.   G-Funk Is Here 2 Stay
  62.   Deez Nuts, Pt. 2 (Skit)
  63.   Speed Dreamin'
  64.   Young Locs Slow Down
  65.   This Gangsta S**t Is Too Much
  66.   Somethin' to Bounce To
  67.   Runnin' Wit No Breaks
  68.   What's Next
  69.   '94 Ho Draft
  70.   Gangsta Sermon
  71.   Outro
  72.   If We Give You a Chance
  73.   World Wide Ryders
  74.   G-Spot
  75.   Dollars Make Sense