The Return of the Regulator

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The Return of the Regulator
Studio album by Warren G
Released December 11, 2001
Recorded 2000–2001
Studio Track Records
Record One Studios
(Los Angeles, California)
Length 60:21
Label Universal
Producer Warren G (also exec.), Kevin Law (exec.), Derik "LA" Jackson (exec.), Dr. Dre, Soopafly
Warren G chronology
I Want It All
(1999)I Want It All1999
The Return of the Regulator
In the Mid-Nite Hour
(2005)In the Mid-Nite Hour2005
Singles from The Return of the Regulator
  1. "Lookin' at You"
    Released: October 30, 2001
  2. "Ghetto Village"
    Released: March 26, 2002
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3/5 stars link 4/5 stars link 4/5 stars link
Los Angeles Times 2/4 starslink
Q 3/5 stars link 6.5/10 link
USA Today 2/4 stars link

The Return of the Regulator is the fourth studio album by Warren G. Although the album can be considered as a return to the roots of west coast gangsta music, it sold less than the two previous albums.

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Producer(s) Length
1. "Intro" Warren G 3:33
2. "Lookin' at You" (featuring Ms. Toi) Dr. Dre 4:14
3. "Here Comes Another Hit" (featuring Nate Dogg & Mista Grimm) Warren G 3:33
4. "Somethin' to Bounce To" (featuring Soopafly) Soopafly 3:24
5. "This Gangsta Shit Is Too Much" (featuring Butch Cassidy) Warren G 3:45
6. "Pump Up (Skit)" Warren G 1:48
7. "Young Locs Slow Down" (featuring WC & Butch Cassidy) Warren G 4:22
8. "Speed Dreamin'" (featuring George Clinton & Mista Grimm) Warren G 5:02
9. "Yo' Sassy Ways" (performed by 213) Warren G 3:58
10. "Deez Nuts Part II (Skit)" Warren G 1:00
11. "It Ain't Nothin' Wrong with You" (featuring Mista Grimm, CPO Boss Hogg, Vic Damone & Ms. Toi) Warren G 3:48
12. "Ghetto Village" Warren G 3:54
13. "They Lovin' Me Now" (featuring Butch Cassidy & CPO Boss Hogg) Warren G 4:08
14. "Streets of LBC" (featuring Lady Mo) Warren G 4:11
15. "G-funk Is Here 2 Stay" (featuring Mista Grimm & Kokane) Warren G 4:25
16. "Keepin' It Strong" (featuring El DeBarge) Warren G 5:06


Ghetto Village


  • Warren G: Drum programming, tracking, executive producer
  • Andrew Gouche: Bass
  • Craig Brockman, Scott Storch, Theron Feemster: Keyboards
  • Mike Elizondo, Marlon Williams: Guitar
  • Val Young, Traci Brown-Bailey *aka* TrayBlack: Background vocals
  • Booker T. Jones: Tracking, engineering
  • Mauricio "Veto" Iragorri: tracking, engineering
  • Rich Travali: mixing
  • Dr. Dre: mixing
  • Brian Gardner: mastering
  • Kevin Law: executive producer
  • Derek "LA" Jackson: executive producer
  • Jonathan Mannion: photography
  • Cey Adams: art direction & design
  • Tonya Blackstone: art direction & design


Chart (2001) Peak
US Billboard 200[1] 83
US Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums (Billboard)[2] 14