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Westside Ridah Report 6/9

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    Westside Ridah Report 6/9 rage

WSRR 6.9

yo. whaddup. G funkateers!!

June 7th 1995 Warren G dropped Regulate .. G Funk Era… and that brotha was right. This album helped usher in a new sound on the west coast, G Funk. Funk music a west coast thang, began being sampled, replayed and remixed into west coast hip hop.

This album debuted at #2 on the US Billboard Top 200 albums. It Featured Regulate and a top 10 hit “This DJ”. Both cuts got grammy nominations.

Now Warren Griffin III is the younger stepbrother of Dr Dre… and started off with Snoop and Nate Dogg as the group 213, named after the LBC area code. Warren even introduced Snoop to Dre.

14 Jan 1995, Lakewood, California, USA — Singer Warren G and His Car — Image by © Neal Preston/Corbis

A classic album from front to back, it includes the late Ricky Harris (comedian and master of hip hop skits) Rest in Peace, The Twins, Dove Shack and More. in 2014 for the 20th anniversary, re-release dropped   with 3 new remixes. What would west coast music be without this album? In the mix all week on Blax Radio.

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