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Warren G

Warren G (born Warren Griffin III, November 10, 1970), is an American West Coast rapper and hip hop producer. Warren G grew up in Long Beach, California listening to his parents’ collection of jazz, funk and soul; nurturing a deep love for music. In 1990, he formed the group 213, named after the Long Beach area code, with his friends Nate Dogg and Snoop Dogg. The current area code in Long Beach, California is 562. While practicing with “213,” and working a full-time job, the young Warren used all his free time on creating his own sound and aspired to make it big. The trio “213” dissolved when two of its members signed with Death Row Records. Although Warren G had the option of joining Death Row and work with his step-brother Dr. Dre, Warren preferred, from the very beginning of his career, to focus primarily on his solo career. Throughout his early solo career, Warren G worked with artists like MC Breed and 2Pac, but his big break came when his vocal collaboration with Mista Grimm, on "Indo Smoke", appeared on the Poetic Justice soundtrack in 1992. His outstanding rap lead to a serious collaboration with Dr. Dre. Dedicated to hard work, that same year, Warren G made major

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Warren G -- Eagles Did DeSean Jackson Dirty ... He's No Gang Member

Warren G
Eagles Did DeSean Jackson Dirty He's No Gang Member

The Philadelphia Eagles used allegations about DeSean Jackson having gang connections as an excuse to get out of paying him big money -- this according to Warren G ... one of DJ's hometown… READ MORE >

Lil Scrappy, Cash Out -- We're Happy For Colorado, But What About Us?

Lil Scrappy, Cash Out
Happy For Colorado, BUT What About Us?

Lil Scrappy, Cash Out, and Warren G are THRILLED their Colorado peeps are free to smoke weed ... but still have one major concern -- what about ALL THE OTHER STATES???The following is TMZ's… READ MORE >

- 619 days ago
Warren G -- Dr. Dre Prescribed Me a Killer Workout Regimen

Warren G
Dr. Dre Prescribed Me a Killer Workout Regimen

He went from pudgy to skinny on "Celebrity Fit Club" ... but now Warren G is straight up muscular ... and it's all thanks to his brother, Dr. Dre. The rapper tells TMZ ... he let himself slide… READ MORE >

- 816 days ago
Nate Dogg -- Performing at Coachella ... From Beyond the Grave

Nate Dogg
Performing at Coachella ... From Beyond the Grave

Nate Dogg isn't letting a little thing like death keep him away from Coachella this weekend -- sources tell TMZ, the rapper will be making a very special guest appearance on stage ... in the form… READ MORE >

- 831 days ago
Warren G -- My Penis Ain't Broke!

Warren G -- My Penis Ain't Broke!

Warren G is pulling out of a claim he made on a penis pill commercial -- that he personally uses the erectile dysfunction medication -- telling TMZ, "A lot of people have that problem ... but I… READ MORE >

- 1181 days ago
Warren G Penis Pill Ads -- ENHANCING Comedy

Warren G Penis Pill Ads -- ENHANCING Comedy

Warren G set-up a comedy trifecta for TMZ -- and we couldn't have reached this new high (or low) without his male enhancement pill commercials. Way to regulate, Warren! Check out TMZ on TV --… READ MORE >

- 1183 days ago
Warren G -- Solving the World's Penis Problems

Warren G -- Solving the World's Penis Problems

Warren G is seriously rising to the occasion -- because the guy's peddling PENIS pills on brand new infomercials ... and even claims to use the sexual enhancement products to regulate himself.The… READ MORE >

- 1183 days ago
Warren G Pours One Out for Nate Dogg

Warren G Pours One Out for Nate Dogg

Warren G got back in the studio to lay down a tribute to Nate Dogg ... and TMZ scored a snippet of the track called, "This Is Dedicated to You." Warren G tells us he actually recorded the track a… READ MORE >

- 1190 days ago
Rap Stars Turn Out for Nate Dogg's Funeral

Rap Stars
Turn Out for Nate Dogg's Funeral

Snoop Dogg, The Game and Warren G all showed up today for the funeral of Nate Dogg, held at the Queen Mary Dome in Long Beach, CA.Nate Dogg, real name Nathaniel Hale, passed away on March 15. He… READ MORE >

- 1214 days ago
Ted Williams -- From No House to Dogg House

Ted Williams
From No House to Dogg House

Ted Williams and his golden voice have made it to the big time ... because TMZ has learned he's hosting a game show with legendary rappers Warren G and Snoop Dogg!Sadly, it's not a REAL game show… READ MORE >

- 1231 days ago

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