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