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Snoop Lion

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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 ...  

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Kims_Fake_Marriage    

Haha Snoop...uses to sin about 187 on an undercover cop

582 days ago
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Mikey    

Snoop lied, Beyonce lied, Manti Te'o lied, there seems to be a pattern here.

581 days ago
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Quiet    

This dooch is a joke. 1st he's a wannabe gangster, wannabe pimp, now he's a wannabe rasta.... omg some1 just shoot this clown

581 days ago
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Superior Lifeform    

Smoking weed and loving Reggae music does describe their culture quite well.

581 days ago
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Meyersmedley     

That's what happens when you become a poser. You will be called out. He should've stuck to rapping, or whatever you call that horrible music..

581 days ago
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HRH Prince Michael    

While I maintain strong theological disagreements with Rastarfarians, the inherent good-will in their Music cannot be debated.
Big up, Bunny!

("It's Me Again Jah" by Luciano)
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NOW, The Most Holy Christ King Yeshua reigns!

581 days ago
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Margo    

Snoop is a low life

581 days ago
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firebaby    

"fire will bun fi him"???? omfg, please stop. now. thank you very much. lmfao...
and Rasta burning fyah on* someone, doesn't mean they're suing them, geniuses....

581 days ago
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DaveT    

I'm just gonna ask what's on everybody's mind after we watch a Friar's Club or Comedy Central Celebrity Roast....How many times has Snoop banged Lisa Lampanelli?

581 days ago
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peterfrady    

I can freely and Honestly say I smoked a Spleef at Paul's Mall 1974 in Boston right after I got out of the Army with the band Bob hit it but Bunny did not... WBCN and most of the Boston music who's who was there. I was the Only person with a military buzz cut in the club.. Blood red eyes that night. I had no idea at the time who this band was.?

581 days ago
11.

rey    

Being a Rasta is a lifestyle that involves more than smoking weed all day.

581 days ago
12.

BradDavis    

Snoop doggy dog is washed up and just trying to prolong his career.

581 days ago
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mannix    

Many artists feel they can come down to Jamaica and exploit their culture, this happens regularly, and i knew this was all wrong when he held his press conference at miss lilly's in new york and sitting next to him to represent "reggae" was diplo, a house dj from philly...smh

581 days ago
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CriticXtreme    

Dudes, welcome to Hollyweird. Did you really think what you wanted was going to happen?

581 days ago
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Menace to society     

I would agree just cuz you like to smoke pot and wear a rasta beanie does not make you a instant Rastafarian

581 days ago
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