Birth Name: Warren Griffin III
Birth Place: Long Beach, California
Years Active: 1992 - present
Genres: West Coast Hip Hop, Gangsta Rap, G-funk, R&B
Warren G (born Warren Griffin III, November 10, 1970), is an American West Coast rapper and hip hop producer. In 1990, Warren G formed the group 213 (in reference to Los Angeles' area code) with Nate Dogg and Snoop Dogg, known as Snoop Doggy Dog at the time. They were in search of a record deal and in 1992 Warren G introduced the group to his stepbrother Dr. Dre, who was impressed. However, only Snoop Dogg and eventually Nate Dogg were signed to Dre and Suge Knight's record label, Death Row Records. Warren G was left without a record deal and thus pursued a solo career. Although Death Row Records did not sign him, he did make some contributions to Dr. Dre's album “The Chronic,” released ...
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