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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.   Yo' Sassy Ways
  13.   Game Don't Wait
  14.   I Need a Light
  15.   PYT
  16.   And Ya Don't Stop
  17.   All I Ask of You
  18.   Smokin' Me Out
  19.   True Star by BJ
  20.   Masquerade featuring Halla
  21.   Yes Sir
  22.   Super Soul Sis
  23.   Recognize
  24.   Young Fun
  25.   Saturday featuring E-40
  26.   My House by Nate Dogg
  27.   Mid-Nite Hour
  28.   In Case Some SHS' Go Down
  29.   I Like That There
  30.   Walk These Streets
  31.   Wheels Keep Spinning
  32.   Weed Song
  33.   Do What It Do (Featuring Bishop Lamont)
  34.   On My Mind (11:59 P.M.)
  35.   Young Locs Slow Down
  36.   Runnin' Wit No Breaks
  37.   If We Give You a Chance
  38.   World Wide Ryders
  39.   Gangsta Love
  40.   What We Go Through
  41.   Ricky in Church
  42.   Dead Wrong by Nate Dogg
  43.   On My Mind
  44.   VD3 & Mousse T. Radio Mix
  45.   Ringtone
  46.   Crush
  47.   Intro SHHHHH
  48.   Get U Down, Pt. 2
  49.   Ahh
  50.   In the Mid-Nite Hour
  51.   Garilla Pimpin
  52.   A Chronic Break
  53.   Get U Down
  54.   In Case Some Sh$# Go Down
  55.   Shhhh (Intro)
  56.   Turn It Up Loud
  57.   They Lovin' Me Now
  58.   Keepin' It Strong
  59.   G-Funk Is Here 2 Stay
  60.   It Ain't Nothin' Wrong With You
  61.   Deez Nuts, Pt. 2 (Skit)
  62.   Speed Dreamin'
  63.   Pump Up (Skit)
  64.   This Gangsta S**t Is Too Much
  65.   Somethin' to Bounce To
  66.   Intro
  67.   What's Next
  68.   '94 Ho Draft