TVT Records has inked a deal with West Coast rap supergroup 213. The trio of Nate Dogg, Snoop Dogg and Warren G will release its long-awaited debut, "The Hard Way," on July 20.

TVT Records has inked a deal with West Coast rap supergroup 213. The trio of Nate Dogg, Snoop Dogg and Warren G will release its long-awaited debut, "The Hard Way," on July 20.

The artists have a long association that predates Snoop's breakthrough appearance on Dr. Dre's classic 1992 album "The Chronic." They have frequently collaborated over the years.

Snoop Dogg has not released an album since 2002's "Paid tha Cost to Be Da Boss" (Priority). Warren G's most recent solo release was 2001's "Return of the Regulator" (Universal). Nate Dogg released a self-titled album in 2003 via Elektra.

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