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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 – Lawsuit Is A Whack Attack … I Ain't No Thief!!! (VIDEO)

Warren G
Lawsuit Is A Whack Attack I Ain't No Thief!!!

Warren G's not sweatin' getting sued by two L.A. rappers for allegedly jacking the hook on Snoop's '93 hit "Ain’t No Fun (If The Homies Can't Have None)." We got Warren G leaving his… READ MORE >

Snoop, Suge, & Dre Sued -- Ain't No Fun ... If They Take Our Money!!

Snoop, Suge & Dre Sued
Ain't No Fun ... If They Take Our Money!!

Snoop Dogg, Suge Knight, Dr. Dre, Nate Dogg, Kurupt and Warren G jacked the hook to Snoop's 1993 classic, "Ain't No Fun (If The Homies Can't Have None)" ... according to 2 far less known rappers.… READ MORE >

- 19 days ago
Warren G -- My Son's A Football Stud Too!! But It's All Good, Coaches (VIDEO)

Warren G
My Son's A Football Stud Too!! But It's All Good, Coaches

Hip-Hop legend Warren G takes a different approach than some other rap stars when it comes to his football star son ... 'cause he stays the hell out of the way. Warren was on TMZ Sports to talk… READ MORE >

- 228 days ago
Warren G -- Raiders, Come Back to L.A.! All Is Forgiven (VIDEO)

Warren G
Raiders, Come Back to L.A. All Is Forgiven!

Raiders or Rams ... Rams and Rams -- Los Angeles football fans are dying to find out which team returns -- and Warren G is already making a silver and black pledge in the pigskin civil war.… READ MORE >

- 461 days ago
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 >

- 879 days ago
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 >

- 1383 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 >

- 1580 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 >

- 1595 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 >

- 1945 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 >

- 1946 days ago

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