Snoop On the Hunt for High School Dr. Dre

3/23/2010 4:00 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
Who needs Simon Cowell, or a big "American Idol" production when Snoop Dogg can discover talent on the streets of New York.

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Two random high school students hit up Mr. Dogg outside the Eldridge lounge on the Lower East Side and one of them had an iPod version of a resume. Snoop listened to the kid's original tracks and was so impressed, he ordered his manager to get the boy's contact info.

This Dogg can hunt.