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Snoop Dogg

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Snoop Dogg was born in Long Beach, California, to Beverly (Tate) and Vernell Varnado, who was a mail carrier and singer. His parents were both originally from Mississippi. He got his name from his mother, who jokingly remarked that he looked like the Peanuts character Snoopy. Snoop is known primarily for his achievements in the music industry, as a gangsta MC. As most successful musicians seem to do at some point, Snoop Dogg has done some work in film. Due to the nature of his music and his related star persona, the primary focus of his film effort has been in urban drama and comedy. Unfortunately, the talented MC has had more than one brush with the law: he served a drug conviction prior to the start of his career as a hip-hop MC, just after he graduated from high school; and in 1993, he was charged with murder but was later found not guilty.  See full bio on IMDb »

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Corey Feldman -- My Music's Legit and Snoop Dogg Approved (VIDEO)

Corey Feldman
My Music's Legit ... And Snoop Dogg Approved

Corey Feldman is the busiest man in the music biz ... at least according to Corey Feldman. We got the '80s movie star outside The London Hotel in NYC where he told us he's working with a ton of… READ MORE >

Snoop Dogg -- Recreates Antonio Brown's TD Dance ... Crotch Thrusts, Baby! (VIDEO)

Snoop Dogg
Recreates Antonio Brown's TD Dance ... Crotch Thrusts, Baby!

Snoop Dogg LOOOVED Antonio Brown's twerkalicious touchdown dance Monday night -- in fact, Snoop busted out a version of his own right after the game!  "You see that dance he did??? He just… READ MORE >

- 14 days ago
Martha Stewart -- I'll Eat Edibles ... In the Name of Science (VIDEO)

Martha Stewart
I'll Eat Edibles In the Name of Science

Martha Stewart cooked up some grub Friday with Snoop, and based on what she told our photog the cuisine made her more than mellow. Martha arrived at LAX hours before the filming "Martha and… READ MORE >

- 17 days ago
UFC's Nate Diaz -- Parties with Snoop ... AND BIGGEST JOINT EVER! (VIDEO & PHOTOS)

UFC's Nate Diaz
Parties with Snoop AND BIGGEST JOINT EVER!

The Diaz brothers were playing with fire Sunday night -- hanging backstage at a Snoop concert ... with Nate holding (what appears to be) one of the BIGGEST JOINTS EVER! READ MORE >

- 29 days ago
Snoop Dogg -- Let Ezekiel Elliott Smoke Weed ... NFL Rules Are Stupid (VIDEO)

Snoop Dogg
Let Ezekiel Elliott Smoke Weed ... NFL Rules Are Stupid

If Ezekiel Elliott wants to smoke weed ... THE NFL SHOULD LET HIM SMOKE WEED ... so says Snoop Dogg. Snoop is sick and tired of players getting punished for weed -- and he decided to vent about… READ MORE >

- 32 days ago
Snoop Dogg & Wiz Khalifa Sued -- Your Concert Cracked My Spine

Snoop Dogg & Wiz Khalifa Sued
Your Concert Cracked My Spine

Snoop Dogg and Wiz Khalifa are being sued by 17 concertgoers who were injured when a front row railing collapsed at their New Jersey concert earlier this month. You'll recall ... at least 40… READ MORE >

- 34 days ago
Jon Jones -- Goes Upside Snoop's Head ... With Spinning Elbow! (VIDEO)

Jon Jones
Goes Upside Snoop's Head ... With Spinning Elbow!

Jon Jones gave Snoop Dogg a private backstage MMA lesson in Albuquerque Tuesday night -- complete with a spinning back elbow tutorial ... and the whole thing was caught on video.  Snoop… READ MORE >

- 34 days ago
Snoop & Wiz Khalifa -- THE CHAMP IS HERE ... Bring Out UFC Star At Concert (VIDEO + PHOTOS)

Snoop & Wiz Khalifa
THE CHAMP IS HERE Bring Out UFC Star At Concert

Awesome moment for UFC champ Tyron Woodley Wednesday night ... when Snoop and Wiz Khalifa brought him out onstage during their concert ... and the crowd went nuts!  The rappers were… READ MORE >

- 40 days ago
Snoop Dogg & Wiz Khalifa -- Kids Booze Hard at Concert ... 11 Hospitalized

Snoop Dogg & Wiz Khalifa
Kids Booze Hard at Concert ... 11 Hospitalized

A bunch of kids hit the bottle hard Tuesday night at a Snoop Dogg and Wiz Khalifa concert ... sending 11 of 'em to the hospital. Snoop and Wiz's The High Road Tour at Nikon Jones Amphitheater… READ MORE >

- 48 days ago
Snoop Dogg -- Cordell Quitting UCLA was 'Heartbreaking' ... But I Understand (VIDEO)

Snoop Dogg
Cordell Quitting UCLA was 'Heartbreaking' ... But I Understand

Snoop Dogg admits he was "kinda mad" this week when he learned his son, Cordell Broadus, had quit the UCLA football team ... again ... but says he understands and supports his kid.… READ MORE >

- 49 days ago

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