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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.   Game Don't Wait
  13.   This Is Dedicated to You by Latoya Williams
  14.   I Need a Light
  15.   PYT
  16.   Smokin' Me Out
  17.   Gangsta Sermon
  18.   Dope Beat
  19.   You Never Know
  20.   West is Back featuring Halla
  21.   G-Funk Is Here 2 Stay
  22.   It Ain't Nothin' Wrong With You
  23.   What's Next
  24.   What We Go Through
  25.   Ringtone
  26.   Walk These Streets
  27.   In Case Some Sh$# Go Down
  28.   Do What It Do (Featuring Bishop Lamont)
  29.   Speed Dreamin'
  30.   Intro
  31.   And Ya Don't Stop
  32.   Super Soul Sis
  33.   Transformers
  34.   Havin' Things
  35.   Swagger Rich featuring Cassie Davis
  36.   Ricky in Church
  37.   Keep on Hustlin' featuring Bun B
  38.   My House by Nate Dogg
  39.   Mid-Nite Hour
  40.   On My Mind
  41.   VD3 & Mousse T. Radio Mix
  42.   What's Wrong featuring Black Nicc
  43.   Masquerade featuring Halla
  44.   Crush
  45.   Intro SHHHHH
  46.   Get U Down, Pt. 2
  47.   All I Ask of You
  48.   Ahh
  49.   Yes Sir
  50.   I Like That There
  51.   In the Mid-Nite Hour
  52.   Garilla Pimpin
  53.   Wheels Keep Spinning
  54.   Weed Song
  55.   A Chronic Break
  56.   Get U Down
  57.   On My Mind (11:59 P.M.)
  58.   Shhhh (Intro)
  59.   Turn It Up Loud
  60.   They Lovin' Me Now
  61.   Keepin' It Strong
  62.   Deez Nuts, Pt. 2 (Skit)
  63.   Young Locs Slow Down
  64.   Pump Up (Skit)
  65.   This Gangsta S**t Is Too Much
  66.   Somethin' to Bounce To
  67.   Runnin' Wit No Breaks
  68.   '94 Ho Draft
  69.   Recognize
  70.   World Wide Ryders
  71.   Ricky & G-Child
  72.   Dead Wrong by Nate Dogg
  73.   Saturday featuring E-40
  74.   In Case Some Shit Go Down
  75.   Suicide by <