Warren G

This article is about the rapper Warren G. For the U.S. President, see Warren G. Harding.
Warren G

Warren G in 2012
Background information
Birth name Warren Griffin III
Born (1970-11-10) November 10, 1970
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

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

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

Collaboration albums



Video games


  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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