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