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Regulate...G Funk Era (20th Anniversary), Warren G

Warren G

December 9th, 2014

Birth Name:
Warren Griffin III

Born:
Warren G

Genre:
Hip-Hop/Rap

Years Active:
'90s, '00s, '10s






Warren G

Biography

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.

Top Albums

Regulate...G Funk Era (20th Anniversary), Warren G
1. Regulate...G..
Regulate...G Funk Era, Warren G
2. Regulate...G..
I Want It All, Warren G
3. I Want It Al..
Regulate... G Funk Era, Warren G
4. Regulate... ..
Take a Look Over Your Shoulder (Reality), Warren G
5. Take a Look ..
Return of the Regulator, Warren G
6. Return of th..
213 - Live In las Vegas, 213
7. 213 - Live I..
28shots (feat. Lloyd Banks, Warren G, Juelz Santana, Joe Budden, Ya Boy, Maino, Serius Jones & Royce Da 5'9"), DJ Killer S
8. 28shots (fea..
Nobody Does It Better, Nate Dogg
9. Nobody Does ..
In the Mid-Nite Hour, Warren G
10. In the Mid-N..
In the Mid-Nite Hour, Warren G
11. In the Mid-N..
Return of the Regulator, Warren G
12. Return of th..
Murder 2002 - EP, Down Low
13. Murder 2002 ..
In the Mid-Nite Hour, Warren G
14. In the Mid-N..
Party We Will Throw Now! - Single, Warren G
15. Party We Wil..
Party We Will Throw Now! - Single, Warren G
16. Party We Wil..
This Is Dedicated To You - Single, Warren G
17. This Is Dedi..
I Need a Light (The Bossalicious Mix) [feat. Nate Dogg] - EP, Warren G
18. I Need a Lig..
Warren G Presents - Single, Warren G
19. Warren G Pre..
G Funk Era - Special Edition, Warren G
20. G Funk Era -..

Top Songs

NameAlbumTimePrice
1.
RegulateRegulate...G Funk Era4:08$1.29
2.
Ain't No Fun (If the Homies Can&..Doggystyle4:06$1.29
3.
RegulateAbove the Rim4:11$0.99
4.
This D.J.Regulate...G Funk Era3:23$1.29
5.
Regulate (feat. Nate Dogg)Regulator4:09$0.99
6.
RegulateRegulate... G Funk Era4:10$1.29
7.
Party We Will Throw Now!Party We Will Throw Now! - ..3:29$1.29
8.
Regulate (feat. Nate Dogg)Hip Hop Classics 34:08$0.99
9.
I Want It AllI Want It All5:07$1.29
10.
This D.J.Regulate... G Funk Era3:24$1.29
11.
Do You SeeRegulate...G Funk Era3:59$1.29
12.
RegulateClassic Hits3:46$0.99
13.
I'm Fly (feat. Nate Dogg & S..Me and Him4:09$0.99
14.
And Ya Don't Stop (Edited)Regulate...G Funk Era3:22$1.29
15.
RegulateLove Hip Hop - 12 Slammin&#..4:11$1.29
16.
This Is the ShackRegulate...G Funk Era4:05$1.29
17.
Regulate (feat. Nate Dogg) [Destruct..Regulate...G Funk Era (20th..4:56$1.29
18.
RegulateOld School Hip-Hop3:46$0.99
19.
RegulateHip-Hop origins3:46$0.99
20.
Regulate (feat. Nate Dogg)Man's Best Friend4:08$0.99
21.
Regulate (feat. Nate Dogg)Good Old Days4:08$0.99
22.
I Want It All (feat. Mack 10)Classic S**t4:17$0.99
23.
Regulate (feat. Nate Dogg)Last Episode4:08$0.99
24.
Regulate (feat. Nate Dogg)All About the Dogg4:08$0.99
25.
RegulateBack To the 90'S, Vol. ..4:10$0.99

Top Music Videos

Regulate, Warren G
1. Regulate
This D.J., Warren G
2. This D.J.
Regulate, Warren G
3. Regulate
Do You See, Warren G
4. Do You See
Lookin' At You, Warren G
5. Lookin' At You
So Many Ways, Warren G
6. So Many Ways
Smokin' Me Out, Warren G
7. Smokin' Me Out
What We Go Through, Warren G
8. What We Go Thr..


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