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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

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 >

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 >

- 1970 days ago
Warren G Colors Himself Badd

Warren G Colors Himself Badd

Someone better regulate Warren G from doing karaoke -- because the attempted to sing "I Wanna Sex You Up" in the back room of a Vegas strip club (yes, you read that correct) ... and failed.It all… READ MORE >

- 2387 days ago
Warren G Regulates in Elevator Breakdown

Warren G Regulates in Elevator Breakdown

Getting stuck in an elevator with a bunch of half-naked skanks doesn't sound bad in theory -- until they start freaking out.Warren G, his entourage and a group of club rats were trapped in an… READ MORE >

- 2881 days ago
Love and an Elevator

And an Elevator

The ladies took front and center today in the Thirty Mile Zone -- and while Warren G got trapped in an elevator full of freaked out chicks, Jeffrey Ross let us know the kind of girl he's into… READ MORE >

- 2881 days ago
D.A. Passes On Grass Charges

D.A. Passes
on Grass Charges

That was quick! The L.A. County District Attorney has rolled up and thrown out drug charges against Warren G and buddy Ryan Butler.The D.A. tells us there's "insufficient evidence"to link the two… READ MORE >

- 2973 days ago
Warren G: The Charges Won't Sticky-Icky

Warren G: The Charges Won't Sticky-Icky

After getting popped this weekend for possession in Hollywood, Warren G's reps issued this truly original statement to TMZ."They were in the Hollywood area for Kanye's party. He was a passenger… READ MORE >

- 2973 days ago
Warren G Regulated for Slangin' Chronic

Warren G
Regulated for Slangin' Chronic

It was a clear black night, a clear white moon, Warren G was on the streets -- then got arrested for possession of A LOT of marijuana.G, real name Warren Griffin III, and a man named Ryan Butler… READ MORE >

- 2974 days ago

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