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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.   This Is the Shack
  7.   So Many Ways
  8.   100 Miles and Runnin' featuring Nate Dogg
  9.   I Want It All
  10.   Lookin' at You
  11.   Game Don't Wait
  12.   This Is Dedicated to You by Latoya Williams
  13.   Yo' Sassy Ways
  14.   PYT
  15.   I Need a Light
  16.   And Ya Don't Stop
  17.   Weed Song
  18.   Recognize
  19.   Keep on Hustlin' featuring Bun B
  20.   Super Soul Sis
  21.   In Case Some SHS' Go Down
  22.   A Chronic Break
  23.   Ricky & G-Child
  24.   Saturday featuring E-40
  25.   My House by Nate Dogg
  26.   In Case Some Shit Go Down
  27.   VD3 & Mousse T. Radio Mix
  28.   Skate, Skate by Halla
  29.   Garilla Pimpin
  30.   Do What It Do (Featuring Bishop Lamont)
  31.   Shhhh (Intro)
  32.   They Lovin' Me Now
  33.   G-Funk Is Here 2 Stay
  34.   It Ain't Nothin' Wrong With You
  35.   Deez Nuts, Pt. 2 (Skit)
  36.   Speed Dreamin'
  37.   Young Locs Slow Down
  38.   This Gangsta S**t Is Too Much
  39.   Somethin' to Bounce To
  40.   Outro
  41.   Dope Beat
  42.   My Momma (Ola Mae)
  43.   You Never Know
  44.   Dollars Make Sense
  45.   Why Oh Why
  46.   Gangsta Love
  47.   Transformers
  48.   We Brings Heat
  49.   Dead Wrong by Nate Dogg
  50.   Mid-Nite Hour
  51.   On My Mind
  52.   What's Wrong featuring Black Nicc
  53.   West is Back featuring Halla
  54.   Swagger Rich featuring Cassie Davis
  55.   Suicide by RBX
  56.   Let's Get High (420) featuring Black Nicc
  57.   Intro SHHHHH
  58.   All I Ask of You
  59.   Ahh
  60.   Yes Sir
  61.   I Like That There
  62.   In the Mid-Nite Hour
  63.   Walk These Streets
  64.   Wheels Keep Spinning
  65.   Get U Down
  66.   In Case Some Sh$# Go Down
  67.   On My Mind (11:59 P.M.)
  68.   Turn It Up Loud
  69.   Keepin' It Strong
  70.   Pump Up (Skit)
  71.   Intro
  72.   Runnin' Wit No Breaks
  73.   What's Next