Warren G will be remembered in Hip Hop culture for his unforgettable 1994 single “Regulate,” which featured the late Nate Dogg. Both songs were nominated for Grammy Awards. Warren G plans to return as Dr. Dre takes the stage at the Super Bowl.
Warren G has since released five studio albums, the most recent of which was The G Files in 2009. While his musical output has undeniably slowed over the years, the 51-year-old rapper is now ready to reverse that trend. He hopped into HipHopDX’s comment section on Friday, February 4 to comment on a Slim Thug story and ended up confirming his next single is on the way.
When someone complimented Warren G, he responded, “much love appreciate it g. 2.13.22 the come back coming.”
The single is released on the same day that Warren G’s stepbrother Dr. Dre, Eminem, Kendrick Lamar, Snoop Dogg, and Mary J. Blige perform at the Pepsi halftime show at Super Bowl LVI. Dr. Dre and Snoop Dogg have both played important roles in Warren G’s career.
In an interview with The Breakfast Club in October 2021, Snoop Dogg revealed that he helped write Regulate…G-Funk Era in order to keep him safe from former Death Row Records CEO Suge Knight.
“Like I said, my pen had something to do with that. We was trying to protect the homie from Suge Knight at the time, Suge was taking everything so we wanted to make sure Warren G had a dope record without him being able to get it, so we silently, me and Kurupt and a few others, went to work for Warren G to make sure that his record could be what it was.”
Snoop Dogg went on to say that he and his West Coast rap contemporaries encouraged Warren G to sign with Def Jam Recordings instead.
“We all wanted to be on Def Jam. You gotta understand, Public Enemy, Slick Rick, LL Cool J, EPMD, you understand what I’m saying? This a foundation to Hip Hop for us.”
Warren G teased the upcoming single in another Instagram post on Saturday, February 5th, which shows him masked up in the studio with a number of live musicians. To get the latest updates, keep an eye on Thirsty.
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