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Snoop Lion

Rejected

by Bunny Wailer & Rastas

1/23/2013 10:00 AM PST BY TMZ STAFF
EXCLUSIVE

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Snoop Lion, nee Snoop Dogg, has done the seemingly impossible -- pissed off a bunch of ganja smoking Rastafarians -- who claim he lied about becoming a Rasta just to make a movie and sell records ... and now they're threatening to sue.

Bunny Wailer -- an original member of Bob Marley and the Wailers -- tells TMZ he's heated about the docu-film "Reincarnated" ... which documented Snoop's immersion in the Rasta culture as he recorded his first reggae album in Jamaica last year.

Wailer claims Snoop has engaged in "outright fraudulent use of Rastafari Community's personalities and symbolism" -- and has failed to meet "contractual, moral and verbal commitments." 

And it's not just Bunny who feels burned -- leaders of something called the Ethio-Africa Diaspora Union Millennium Council (aka Rastafari Millennium Council) -- fired off a 7-page demand letter to Snoop.

In the docs they claim to have made it clear to Snoop that "smoking weed and loving Bob Marley and reggae music is not what defines the Rastafari Indigenous Culture!"

Bottom line ... they want Snoop to stop using the name "Lion" ... pay up the "financial and moral support" they claim he committed, and issue a public apology.

If Snoop refuses -- FIRE WILL BUN FI HIM!! Or in layman's terms ... they're gonna sue his ass. We called Snoop for comment, and so far no word back.

And now, something to help everyone chill ...  

112 COMMENTS

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31.

Ih8Taxes    

I really don't care about a bunch of greasy singers that haven't showered in years.

617 days ago
32.

freaksober    

whos SHARTS smell worse , Bunny Wailer or AL ROKER ????

617 days ago
33.

Jeron McCall    

Fake pimp, now fake Rasta. What happened to just being yourself?

617 days ago
34.

Quinn    

Sounds kind of like extortion. I really don't care if he's a "Real" rasta or a fake one. It's not some ultra exclusive club, it's a religion, and only Snoop knows where his heart is at.

617 days ago
35.

Duany Duany    

Ok I give up.

Exactly how much ganja does Snoop have to smoke in order to pass Bunny Wailer's 'righteous dread' litmus test?

Have the Rastafarians adopted the black equivalent of 'the righteous white conservative' litmus test used by Faux News, ******gers and Republicans to keep their ranks in the 'peachy pink' band of the color spectrum?

617 days ago
36.

Topher    

Bunny Wailer is the man! Snoop is a poser!

Read about Bunny before you talk **** about Rastas!

He is by far the last of the TRUE kings of Rasta Music!

Snoop is a thug wanna be and should apologize to Bunny! Snoop does not sleep on the Rock Stone, but in a multi-million dollar crib!

To the most I!!

617 days ago
37.

Toilethead    

Snoop just likes to get stoned. All the other stuff is fake.

617 days ago
38.

Rich     

Who really cares????

617 days ago
39.

spokenword    

Get back with dre, snoop. Your reggae sucks.

617 days ago
40.

BOBCAT    

he mistaking being a pot head to represent rastafari culture to funny.

617 days ago
41.

jabberjaws    

Imposter....Mon!

617 days ago
42.

Nigeria    

Fire bun na fila fake di pon punk assi bomboclat

617 days ago
43.

Matthewayy    

None of you know what Rastafari is about..the reason why bunny wailer is upset is because money isn't the most important thing. All of you would know that if the government ever exposed reggae music to the people instead of saying it doesn't fit "supply and demand" all people wanna hear is ridiculous rap music which is all about money which is why snoop dog is a materialistic punk who lives on silver and gold. Herbs to the Rastas is used for consciousness snoop uses it because he's your average stoner. You people who wrote negative comments on here about Rastas, bunny wailer, and "people who haven't showered singing music " you discust me and are the reason why people have bad views on Rastas...burn DEM!!

617 days ago
44.

Ivan in Phoenix    

Does anybody you TMZ goofs 'call' or 'reach out to' ever respond or do you jagoffs just include that line to sound like real reporters?

617 days ago
45.

Wrestlingmark00    

I blame bush and the 1%

617 days ago
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