Regulate...G Funk Era is an album by American rapper Warren G. It was released during 1994 on the Def Jam label and reached triple platinum status. The album's biggest hit was the eponymous single "Regulate", a gritty depiction of West Coast gang life which samples singer Michael McDonald's hit "I Keep Forgettin' (Every Time You're Near)" and featured fellow 213 member Nate Dogg. The album received positive reviews from critics with Robert Christgau in particular commenting positively regards the coolly menacing nature of the music. It debuted on the second rank in the Billboard 200 after selling 176,000 in retail in its release week. It was certified triple platinum.