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