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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.   This Is Dedicated to You by Latoya Williams
  12.   Game Don't Wait
  13.   Yo' Sassy Ways
  14.   I Need a Light
  15.   PYT
  16.   Transformers
  17.   Dead Wrong by Nate Dogg
  18.   Saturday featuring E-40
  19.   If We Give You a Chance
  20.   Why Oh Why
  21.   Ricky in Church
  22.   Somethin' to Bounce To
  23.   And Ya Don't Stop
  24.   Recognize
  25.   World Wide Ryders
  26.   Smokin' Me Out
  27.   On My Mind
  28.   True Star by BJ
  29.   Hold On
  30.   Get U Down, Pt. 2
  31.   All I Ask of You
  32.   In the Mid-Nite Hour
  33.   Garilla Pimpin
  34.   Walk These Streets
  35.   Weed Song
  36.   Get U Down
  37.   It Ain't Nothin' Wrong With You
  38.   Young Locs Slow Down
  39.   '94 Ho Draft
  40.   Dope Beat
  41.   Ricky & G-Child
  42.   What's Wrong featuring Black Nicc
  43.   What We Go Through
  44.   Keep on Hustlin' featuring Bun B
  45.   My House by Nate Dogg
  46.   Mid-Nite Hour
  47.   In Case Some Shit Go Down
  48.   In Case Some SHS' Go Down
  49.   West is Back featuring Halla
  50.   Skate, Skate by Halla
  51.   Let's Get High (420) featuring Black Nicc
  52.   Drinks Ain't Free
  53.   Crush
  54.   Intro SHHHHH
  55.   Ahh
  56.   Yes Sir
  57.   I Like That There
  58.   Wheels Keep Spinning
  59.   A Chronic Break
  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.   They Lovin' Me Now
  66.   Keepin' It Strong
  67.   G-Funk Is Here 2 Stay
  68.   Deez Nuts, Pt. 2 (Skit)
  69.   Speed Dreamin'
  70.   Pump Up (Skit)
  71.   This Gangsta S**t Is Too Much