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Rapper Warren G has always admired his older half-brother, Dr. Dre, who has become a mogul in the business world, continuing to prosper with his headphone company worldwide.
In an interview with Skee TV, Warren G recalled that, when he went to junior high school, he used to were Dr. Dre’s jacket. He compared those times as a youngster to the present day and is still a huge fan of his brother.
“It was incredible," Warren G said in the interview, reports HipHopDX. "I was in junior high school and I would sneak his jacket and wear it to school. It had the World Class Wreckin’ Cru on it. I was just really, really happy for him and looked up to him as a kid. I still look up to him, he’s a cool cat."
What he also admires about his half brother is the opportunity he gave him and his childhood friend, Snoop Dogg. Dr. Dre paved the way for him to be able to create music in a studio in the first place. Without Dre there would be no Snoop Dogg or Warren G.
“Back then I was just deejaying so I wasn’t really that active [or] have too much input in what was going on. So I asked him to show me how to work the MPC 60 and he showed me,” he recalled, notes HotNewHipHop.
It has been 20 years since Warren G's best-known song, “Regulate,” featuring his good friend Nate Dogg, was released. It put Warren G on the map and to this day it is his biggest commercial single success. However, Warren G is humbled by the fact that Dr. Dre taught him how to produce hip hop music.
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