The Return of the Regulator

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The Return of the Regulator
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Studio album by
ReleasedDecember 11, 2001
Recorded2000–2001
StudioTrack Records
G-Factory
Record One Studios
(Los Angeles, California)
Genre
Length60:21
LabelUniversal
ProducerWarren G (also exec.), Kevin Law (exec.), Derik "LA" Jackson (exec.), Dr. Dre, Soopafly
Warren G chronology
I Want It All
(1999)
The Return of the Regulator
(2001)
In the Mid-Nite Hour
(2005)
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
SourceRating
Allmusic3/5 stars link
DubCNN.com4/5 stars link
HipHopDX.com4/5 stars link
Los Angeles Times2/4 starslink
Q3/5 stars link
RapReviews.com6.5/10 link
USA Today2/4 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.TitleProducer(s)Length
1."Intro"Warren G3:33
2."Lookin' at You" (featuring Ms. Toi)Dr. Dre4:14
3."Here Comes Another Hit" (featuring Nate Dogg & Mista Grimm)Warren G3:33
4."Somethin' to Bounce To" (featuring Soopafly)Soopafly3:24
5."This Gangsta Shit Is Too Much" (featuring Butch Cassidy)Warren G3:45
6."Pump Up (Skit)"Warren G1:48
7."Young Locs Slow Down" (featuring WC & Butch Cassidy)Warren G4:22
8."Speed Dreamin'" (featuring George Clinton & Mista Grimm)Warren G5:02
9."Yo' Sassy Ways" (performed by 213)Warren G3:58
10."Deez Nuts Part II (Skit)"Warren G1:00
11."It Ain't Nothin' Wrong with You" (featuring Mista Grimm, CPO Boss Hogg, Vic Damone & Ms. Toi)Warren G3:48
12."Ghetto Village"Warren G3:54
13."They Lovin' Me Now" (featuring Butch Cassidy & CPO Boss Hogg)Warren G4:08
14."Streets of LBC" (featuring Lady Mo)Warren G4:11
15."G-funk Is Here 2 Stay" (featuring Mista Grimm & Kokane)Warren G4:25
16."Keepin' It Strong" (featuring El DeBarge)Warren G5:06

Samples[edit]

Ghetto Village

Credits[edit]

  • 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

Charts[edit]

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

References[edit]