Long Beach, California, U.S.


Hip hop

Years active



TVT Records (2001-2004)
Doggystyle Records (1999-2011)

Past members

213 was an American hip hop group from Long Beach, California consisting of Snoop Dogg, Warren G, and Nate Dogg. The name "213" comes from Los Angeles' original telephone area code. Each member has had a successful solo career in hip hop.

Their first appearance (not as a trio) on a commercially released song was "Deeez Nuuuts", from Dr. Dre's multi-platinum solo debut album The Chronic. Each member had minor roles in the song, with Warren G, Snoop Dogg, and Nate Dogg appearing on the intro, chorus, and outro of the song respectively. Their breakthrough single was the minor hit "Ain't No Fun (If the Homies Can't Have None) from Snoop Dogg's solo debut album Doggystyle, which also featured Kurupt of Tha Dogg Pound

In 2004, they released the album The Hard Way, which reached #3 in the U.S. Billboard 200 charts. It featured the singles "Groupie Luv" and "So Fly".

On 25 March 2011, Nate Dogg passed away in Long Beach, California due to complications from multiple strokes.


Studio albumsEdit

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