The 213 is a hip hop group from Long Beach, California, which began the careers of Snoop Dogg, Warren G (stepbrother to Dr. Dre) and Nate Dogg (Snoop Dogg’s cousin).
In 2004, they reunited to release the album The Hard Way, which reached #4 in the U.S. Billboard 200 charts. It featured the singles, “Groupie Luv” and “I’m Fly”. The band’s name comes from the area code of Long Beach at the time.