Rapper Warren G has defended his decision to endorse a brand of male sexual enhancement pills, insisting the commercial is supposed to be "funny" and the deal "is not something that dictates who I am".
The hip-hop star has hit headlines after filming a promo for AffirmXL, an all-natural male enhancement supplement that promotes "long lasting vitality stamina".
Warren G has now addressed the controversy over the advert, insisting he believes in the brand and hopes fans will find the footage amusing, telling Tmz.com, "The commercials are funny and I meant for it to be funny. This is not something that dictates who I am."
Rihanna was treated to a surprise performance by Warren G at her 23rd birthday party.
The 'What's My Name?' singer reached the age on Sunday (20.02.11) and after performing at the NBA All-Star Game in Los Angeles she celebrated with friends at a private residence in Beverly Hills.
The two hip-hop legends were among the star-studded guests and gave impromptu renditions of some of their biggest hits.
Other revellers included Mary J. Blige, Jay-Z, P. Diddy, Cee Lo Green, Ryan Phillippe, Zac Efron, Joel Madden and Christina Milian.
Nate Dogg passed away last night (15th March 2011) at the age of 41.
Nate Dogg, the infamous 'Death Row' artist and acclaimed rapper, has died at the age of 41, reports Mtv News. His family announced that the rapper, real name Nathaniel D. Hale, died last night but the cause of death has not yet been established. Nate had suffered from a number of serious health issues in recent years, most notably in 2007 when he suffered a massive stroke, followed by another in 2008.
News of the rapper's death has sent shockwaves through the music industry, with a number of his friends and colleagues paying tribute to the man that first made a name for himself on Dr Dre's classic album 'The Chronic'. He later worked on Warren G's smash hit record 'Regulate' and released several solo albums himself, including 'G-Funk Classics' and 'Music & Me' in 2001.