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A Lost Track Featuring Snoop & Dr. Dre Helped Launch Warren G’s G-Funk Era (Audio)

In November of 1993, Snoop Doggy Dogg's debut album became a commercial and artistic juggernaut for Rap music, especially on the West Coast. Calvin Cordozar Broadus, Jr. was a lanky 22-year-old who in just months, had gone from poverty to super-stardom. He had done so with Dr. Dre, the same... Read more

Watch Nate Dogg Freestyle A Hook & See Why He Will Forever Regulate (Video)

Five years ago today (March 15, 2011), the world lost Nate Dogg. The four-time Grammy-nominated hit-maker and founding member of 213 injected a Gospel Soul sensibility into Hip-Hop through three solo albums, a group record, and hits for Snoop Dogg, Dr. Dre, 50 Cent, Tupac, Ludacris, Mos Def, Eminem, and... Read more

Warren G Freestyles Over K. Camp’s “Comfortable” And Has Fun With It (Video)

After an extended hiatus, Warren G has had a musical renaissance this Summer. Earlier this month, he released his Regulate...G Funk Era, Pt. II EP, which featured three songs with previously unreleased Nate Dogg vocals. As he makes the rounds in promotion of the EP, he stopped by DJ Booth... Read more

Warren G & Nate Dogg Found Fame Reworking ’80s Grooves. So Why Not An Encore? (Audio)

In 1994, Warren G & Nate Dogg brought the other gifted components of 213 to the forefront with "Regulate." On Warren's Def Jam Records debut, and Death Row Records' Above The Rim soundtrack (Nate's label), the song reverberated in some stylish G-Funk storytelling. With its pounding bassline, weed-scented coolness, and smooth Rap-meets-R&B... Read more

Warren G Is Releasing a Sequel to His Regulate Album and It Will Feature Unreleased Nate Dogg Vocals.

Dr. Dre gets ample props for The Chronic and 2001 as G-Funk masterpieces, as does DJ Quik for his many contributions to the genre. Aside from Warren G's titular song with Nate Dogg, however, his accompanying album often goes relatively unsung as a staple in the G-Funk catalog. With songs... Read more

Kenny G & Warren G Regulate A Mash-Up For Latenight TV…And It Grooves (Video)

Warren G's smooth attitude and penchant for humor has made him something of a media darling. The 213 co-founder has traveled a long way from producing for Mista Grimm, and made his way into a frequent source of humor for "Jimmy Kimmel Live!" to VICE, and Funny Or Die. The... Read more

Warren G Hilariously Explains Regulate for Funny or Die, Line by Line (Video)

As part of its Rap Chronicles series, Funny or Die caught up with Warren G to have him decode "Regulate," his G-Funk classic with Nate Dogg. Despite fellow 213 member Snoop's admonition, the "G Child" told the game for free, to great satisfaction. In a little over two minutes, he... Read more

A Long Way Away From 21st & Lewis, How Does Warren G Regulate Today? (Video)

It has been more than 20 years since Warren G & Nate Dogg released "Regulate" in the film, Above The Rim. The storytelling track on a funktafied Michael McDonald sample gave a proper stepping out for Warren and Nate, after some strong assistance a year prior on their 213 homie,... Read more

My heart is heavy. Hip-Hop has lost 1 of its most important voices. The one and only Nate Dogg. Words alone cannot commemorate Nate Dogg. Here’s a playlist that showcases just a few of his great contributions to rap music. His impact cannot be overstated.

From his start with 213 with Warren G and a young Snoop Doggy Dogg, through his work on The Chronic, through more features than can possibly be counted on some of hip-hop's biggest records, Nate Dogg's silky-smooth gangsta flow is synonymous with the sound that put the West Coast on... Read more