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Warren Griffin III, better known by his stage name, Warren G, is an American west coast rapper and hip hop producer.

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 Warren G Biography

Warren G grew up in Long Beach, California listening to his parents’ collection of jazz, funk and soul; nurturing a deep love for music.

In 1990, he formed the group 213, named after the Long Beach area code, with his friends Nate Dogg and Snoop Dogg. The current area code in Long Beach, California is 562.

While practicing with “213,” and working a full-time job, the young Warren used all his free time on creating his own sound and aspired to make it big.

The trio “213” dissolved when two of its members signed with Death Row Records.

Although Warren G had the option of joining Death Row, Warren preferred, from the very beginning of his career, to focus primarily on his solo career.

Throughout his early solo career, Warren G worked with artists like MC Breed and 2Pac, but his big break came when his vocal collaboration with Mista Grimm, on "Indo Smoke", appeared on the Poetic Justice soundtrack in 1992. His outstanding rap lead to a serious collaboration with Dr. Dre. Dedicated to hard work, that same year, Warren G made major contributions to Dr. Dre's album The Chronic, released in December 1992, including sampling for "Nuthin' but a G-Thang".

Worldwide recognition as a solo artist came immediately after Warren G dropped the smash hit "Regulate"; a duet with Nate Dogg, which topped the charts in 1994. The accompanying album Regulate...G Funk Era went triple platinum with "This D.J." becoming his second Top 20 hit. One year after its release, the album had sold four million copies worldwide, with three million of those sold in the US (certified 3x platinum). Had Warren G signed with Death Row, he would have been one of the label's biggest selling acts at the time.

1994 would also see Warren G doing a track with former NBA Slam Dunk Champion and NBA All-Star Cedric Ceballos on B-Ball's Best Kept Secret a rap album with tracks done almost exclusively by early 1990s NBA players. He would score a #2 hit on the UK singles chart with Adina Howard with "What's Love Got to Do With It", from the soundtrack album to the movie Supercop.

Warren G's second album was entitled Take a Look Over Your Shoulder (Reality) and was released in 1997. It featured two singles: The hit "I Shot the Sheriff "(US #20, UK#2), a gold single in the US; and "Smokin' Me Out" (US #35, UK#14). The album went double platinum in America, selling two million records.

Together with the Norwegian superstar soprano Sissel Kyrkjebø, Warren G had a hit in several European countries in 1998 with "Prince Igor" on the concept album The Rapsody Overture. The album combined American rappers with European opera singers. Sissel sang an aria from Borodin's opera Prince Igor during the chorus, while Warren rapped.

Warren G had signed to the independent label Restless Records by the release of his third album I Want It All in 1999. The album offered a jazz-rock fusion style and featured a host of guests including Snoop Dogg, Mack 10, Kurupt, and Eve. The first single, "I Want It All" (US #23), sampled the song "I Like It" by DeBarge and went gold. Second single "Game Don't Wait" peaked at #58 on the US R&B Chart. The album was certified platinum in the US.

For his fourth album, Warren G returned to major label distribution as Universal Records released his The Return of the Regulator in 2001. The album had one single released, "Lookin' at You", which peaked at #72 on the R&B singles chart. By 2004, Warren G, Snoop Dogg, and Nate Dogg had reunited their group 213 and released the album The Hard Way on TVT Records, which contained the single "Groupie Luv". The song topped at #48 on the R&B Chart. The album, however, peaked at #4 on the US Top 200 Album Chart, and was certified gold.

Warren G released a new album on October 11, 2005, called In the Mid-Nite Hour. In December 2005, he signed with UniqueInc LTD (UK) for the UK & Éire, Craze Productions of London is doing the digital distribution and sales on Mobile and online and Hawino Records for the North America release. Warren G also appeared on Celebrity Fit Club.

In 2006, he produced the theme song for Ice Cube's TV show, Black. White. On March 22, Warren G made a song called "Mr. President", addressing the 2008 presidential candidate race and encouraged everyone to vote. He also appeared in Celebrity Rap Superstar as a mentor.

Three of Warren G's albums have featured a song by 213: "Game Don't Wait" appeared on his third album I Want It All; "Yo' Sassy Ways" appeared on his fourth album The Return of the Regulator; and "PYT" appeared on his fifth album In the Mid-Nite Hour.

In 2009 he released his 6th studio album titled The G Files.

After the death of Nate Dogg in March 2011, Warren G released the song "This Is Dedicated To You" to honor his childhood friend and close musical collaborator.

The song received positive reviews and continues to perform well. To honor the life and work of Nate Dogg, all proceeds from the sale of this song go directly to Nate Dogg’s mother, family, and charity organization.

Although deeply affected by the death of Nate Dogg, Warren G has carried on as a solo artist and works on multiple projects.

He has made multiple public appearances to promote various charities and musical venues.

Overall, Warren G has sold eight to ten million records.

The week of August 1 to August 6, 2005, was dedicated as the "Warren G Week" by the Mayor of Long Beach.

In April 2011, Warren G and Chris Kanik teamed up to promote a new natural male enhancement supplement called Affirm XL

Warren still prefers to work independently and exploring different avenues. Work has included rapping, acting, singing and producing music for both TV and film. He is committed to featuring new artists and works with young talents to produce new music consistent with the G-Funk style.

Warren G is currently in studio working on a new album, which is scheduled for release sometime mid-summer 2012.

On April 23, 2012 he released his new single "Party We Will Throw Now!" off his upcoming EP, featuring Game and the late Nate Dogg.

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Warren G

Warren Griffin III, better known by his stage name, Warren G, is an American west coast rapper and hip hop producer.

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Warren G Biography

Warren G grew up in Long Beach, California listening to his parents’ collection of jazz, funk and soul; nurturing a deep love for music.

In 1990, he formed the group 213, named after the Long Beach area code, with his friends Nate Dogg and Snoop Dogg. The current area code in Long Beach, California is 562.

While practicing with “213,” and working a full-time job, the young Warren used all his free time on creating his own sound and aspired to make it big.

The trio “213” dissolved when two of its members signed with Death Row Records.

Although Warren G had the option of joining Death Row, Warren preferred, from the very beginning of his career, to focus primarily on his solo career.

Throughout his early solo career, Warren G worked with artists like MC Breed and 2Pac, but his big break came when his vocal collaboration with Mista Grimm, on "Indo Smoke", appeared on the Poetic Justice soundtrack in 1992. His outstanding rap lead to a serious collaboration with Dr. Dre. Dedicated to hard work, that same year, Warren G made major contributions to Dr. Dre's album The Chronic, released in December 1992, including sampling for "Nuthin' but a G-Thang".

Worldwide recognition as a solo artist came immediately after Warren G dropped the smash hit "Regulate"; a duet with Nate Dogg, which topped the charts in 1994. The accompanying album Regulate...G Funk Era went triple platinum with "This D.J." becoming his second Top 20 hit. One year after its release, the album had sold four million copies worldwide, with three million of those sold in the US (certified 3x platinum). Had Warren G signed with Death Row, he would have been one of the label's biggest selling acts at the time.

1994 would also see Warren G doing a track with former NBA Slam Dunk Champion and NBA All-Star Cedric Ceballos on B-Ball's Best Kept Secret a rap album with tracks done almost exclusively by early 1990s NBA players. He would score a #2 hit on the UK singles chart with Adina Howard with "What's Love Got to Do With It", from the soundtrack album to the movie Supercop.

Warren G's second album was entitled Take a Look Over Your Shoulder (Reality) and was released in 1997. It featured two singles: The hit "I Shot the Sheriff "(US #20, UK#2), a gold single in the US; and "Smokin' Me Out" (US #35, UK#14). The album went double platinum in America, selling two million records.

Together with the Norwegian superstar soprano Sissel Kyrkjebø, Warren G had a hit in several European countries in 1998 with "Prince Igor" on the concept album The Rapsody Overture. The album combined American rappers with European opera singers. Sissel sang an aria from Borodin's opera Prince Igor during the chorus, while Warren rapped.

Warren G had signed to the independent label Restless Records by the release of his third album I Want It All in 1999. The album offered a jazz-rock fusion style and featured a host of guests including Snoop Dogg, Mack 10, Kurupt, and Eve. The first single, "I Want It All" (US #23), sampled the song "I Like It" by DeBarge and went gold. Second single "Game Don't Wait" peaked at #58 on the US R&B Chart. The album was certified platinum in the US.

For his fourth album, Warren G returned to major label distribution as Universal Records released his The Return of the Regulator in 2001. The album had one single released, "Lookin' at You", which peaked at #72 on the R&B singles chart. By 2004, Warren G, Snoop Dogg, and Nate Dogg had reunited their group 213 and released the album The Hard Way on TVT Records, which contained the single "Groupie Luv". The song topped at #48 on the R&B Chart. The album, however, peaked at #4 on the US Top 200 Album Chart, and was certified gold.

Warren G released a new album on October 11, 2005, called In the Mid-Nite Hour. In December 2005, he signed with UniqueInc LTD (UK) for the UK & Éire, Craze Productions of London is doing the digital distribution and sales on Mobile and online and Hawino Records for the North America release. Warren G also appeared on Celebrity Fit Club.

In 2006, he produced the theme song for Ice Cube's TV show, Black. White. On March 22, Warren G made a song called "Mr. President", addressing the 2008 presidential candidate race and encouraged everyone to vote. He also appeared in Celebrity Rap Superstar as a mentor.

Three of Warren G's albums have featured a song by 213: "Game Don't Wait" appeared on his third album I Want It All; "Yo' Sassy Ways" appeared on his fourth album The Return of the Regulator; and "PYT" appeared on his fifth album In the Mid-Nite Hour.

In 2009 he released his 6th studio album titled The G Files.

After the death of Nate Dogg in March 2011, Warren G released the song "This Is Dedicated To You" to honor his childhood friend and close musical collaborator.

The song received positive reviews and continues to perform well. To honor the life and work of Nate Dogg, all proceeds from the sale of this song go directly to Nate Dogg’s mother, family, and charity organization.

Although deeply affected by the death of Nate Dogg, Warren G has carried on as a solo artist and works on multiple projects.

He has made multiple public appearances to promote various charities and musical venues.

Overall, Warren G has sold eight to ten million records.

The week of August 1 to August 6, 2005, was dedicated as the "Warren G Week" by the Mayor of Long Beach.

In April 2011, Warren G and Chris Kanik teamed up to promote a new natural male enhancement supplement called Affirm XL

Warren still prefers to work independently and exploring different avenues. Work has included rapping, acting, singing and producing music for both TV and film. He is committed to featuring new artists and works with young talents to produce new music consistent with the G-Funk style.

Warren G is currently in studio working on a new album, which is scheduled for release sometime mid-summer 2012.

On April 23, 2012 he released his new single "Party We Will Throw Now!" off his upcoming EP, featuring Game and the late Nate Dogg.

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  • How to book Warren G?

    Our booking agents have successfully helped clients around the world secure talent like Warren G for speaking engagements, personal appearances, product endorsements, or corporate entertainment for over 15 years. The team at All American Entertainment represents and listens to the needs of organizations and corporations seeking to hire keynote speakers, celebrities or entertainers. Fill out a booking request form for Warren G, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to discuss your upcoming event. One of our experienced agents will be happy to help you get pricing information and check availability for Warren G or any other celebrity of your choice.
  • How much does it cost to book Warren G?

    Booking fees for Warren G, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. Pricing often varies according to the circumstances, including the talent's schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. Speaker fees listed on this website are intended to serve as a guideline only. In some cases, the actual quote may be above or below the stated range. For the most current fee to hire Warren G, please fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak with an experienced booking agent.
  • Who is the agent for Warren G?

    All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Warren G for clients worldwide for more than 15 years. As a full-service talent booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Warren G for your next private or corporate function.
  • What is a full-service talent booking agency?

    All American Speakers is a "buyers agent" and exclusively represents talent buyers, meeting planners and event professionals, who are looking to secure celebrities and speakers for personal appearances, speaking engagements, corporate entertainment, public relations campaigns, commercials, or endorsements. We do not exclusively represent Warren G or claim ourselves as the exclusive booking agency, business manager, publicist, speakers bureau or management for Warren G or any other speaker or celebrity on this website. For more information on how we work and what makes us unique, please read the AAE Advantage.

Warren G is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics . The estimated speaking fee range to book Warren G for your event is $30,000 - $50,000. Warren G generally travels from Los Angeles, CA, USA and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances. Similar motivational celebrity speakers are Salt-n-Pepa, Yo Gotti, Bell Biv Devoe, Sasha and Ra Ra Riot. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Warren G for an upcoming event.

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This website is a resource for event professionals and strives to provide the most comprehensive catalog of thought leaders and industry experts to consider for speaking engagements. A listing or profile on this website does not imply an agency affiliation or endorsement by the talent.

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