Warren G

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Warren G
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Warren G in 2012
Background information
Birth name Warren Griffin III
Born (1970-11-10) November 10, 1970 (age 46)
Origin Long Beach, California, U.S.
Years active 1992–present
Associated acts
Website WarrenG.com

Warren Griffin III (born November 10, 1970)[1] better known by his stage name Warren G, is an American West Coast rapper and hip hop producer.


From June to September 2013, Warren G toured on the West Coast Fest tour.[2]

He was a guest star on the Warner Bros. television sitcom Newsreaders with Louis La Fonda on Cartoon Network's Adult Swim, playing OG Hemingway.

On July 13, 2015, Warren G released the first single "My House"[3] for his upcoming EP "Regulate.. G Funk Era, Pt. II" which also features Nate Dogg. The EP was released on August 6, 2015.

Personal life[edit]

Warren G is the stepbrother of rapper and producer Dr. Dre, who brought him into the rap scene. As of 2016, he has a net worth of $10 million. He is the 99th richest rapper above rap duo Mobb Deep.


The Mayor of Long Beach, California dedicated the week of August 1-6, 2005 as the "Warren G Week," because he donated time to the community.[4] His album Regulate...G Funk Era, is known as one of the greatest rap albums from the West Coast.


Grammy Awards[edit]

Year Genre Song Category Result
1995 Hip hop "Regulate" Best Rap Performance by a Duo or Group [5] Nominated
"This D.J." Best Rap Solo Performance Nominated


Warren G performing with Kurupt in 2015

Studio albums[edit]

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Video games[edit]


  1. ^ "Warren G". Retrieved September 25, 2016. 
  2. ^ "West Coast Fest Tour Line-Up Features E-40, Dogg Pound, Warren G & More". Hotnewhiphop.com. 2013-06-06. Retrieved 2014-04-18. 
  3. ^ Maxwell, Ryan. "Warren G ft Nate Dogg – My House". HHKMag. Ryan Maxwell. Retrieved 13 July 2015. 
  4. ^ "Warren G Week Aug. 1-6 In Long Beach". West Coast News Network]. 2005-07-29. Retrieved 2008-10-04. 
  5. ^ Stout, Gene (March 1, 1995). "Grammys Promise a Dumbfounding Medley of Talent". Seattle Post-Intelligencer. p. C1. 
  6. ^ "Warren G Announces Regulate…G Funk Era: Pt.2". Rap Radar. 2010-07-14. Retrieved 2012-05-14. 

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