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Snoop Dogg

Calvin Cordozar Broadus, Jr. (born October 20, 1971) is an American rapper, singer-songwriter, record producer, and actor, well known by his alter-egos Snoop Doggy Dogg, Snoop Dogg and Snoop Lion. Snoop Dogg has sold over 30 million albums worldwide. His music career began in 1992 when he was discovered by Dr. Dre. He collaborated on Dre's solo debut The Chronic, and on the theme song to the film Deep Cover. Snoop's debut album Doggystyle, was released in 1993 under Death Row Records, debuting at No.1 on both the Billboard 200 and R&B charts. Selling almost a million copies in the first week of its release, Doggystyle became certified 4× platinum in 1994 and spawned several hit singles, including "What's My Name" and "Gin & Juice". In 1994, Snoop released a soundtrack on Death Row Records for the short film Murder Was The Case, starring himself. His second album Tha Doggfather (1996), also debuted at No.1 on both charts with "Snoop's Upside Ya Head" as the lead single. The album was certified double platinum in 1997. After leaving Death Row, Snoop signed with No Limit Records, where he recorded his next three albums. Da Game Is to Be Sold, Not to Be Told (1998), No Limit Top Dogg

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Snoop Dogg -- I Forgave Oprah For Calling Me a Misogynist

Snoop Dogg
I Forgave Oprah For Calling Me a Misogynist

Snoop Dogg and Oprah have finally settled their beef ... after the rapper and Big O met up Friday night during an Oscar party. Snoop put Oprah on blast back in '08 for saying on her show he was… READ MORE >

Snoop's FB Star Son -- Nate Dogg's Son Is a BALLER ... There's a Chance We Could Play Together

Snoop's FB Star Son
Nate Dogg's Son Is a BALLER There's a Chance We Could Play Together

D.P.G. ... the sequel??? It's possible ... so says Snoop Dogg's football star son who tells TMZ Sports he's open to the idea of taking a football scholarship to the same school as Nate Dogg's kid.… READ MORE >

- 167 days ago
Snoop to Will Ferrell -- We Should RAP Together ... 'Boats N' Hoes Part 2?'

Snoop to Will Ferrell
We Should RAP Together 'Boats N' Hoes Part 2?'

Snoop Dogg wants to pick up where Prestige Worldwide left off ... hitting up Will Ferrell to record a sequel to the "Step Brothers" rap debut, "Boats N' Hoes" ... and it seems like Ferrell is… READ MORE >

- 175 days ago
Penn State Football Coach -- We Want Snoop's Son!!

Penn State Football Coach
We Want Snoop's Son!!

Calvin Broadus might have to change his name to Snoop (Nittany) Lion ... 'cause the new head football coach at Penn State tells TMZ Sports that PSU is interested in recruiting Snoop's son. We… READ MORE >

- 182 days ago
Snoop Dogg -- Where He Smokes, There's Firemen ... in Australian Hotel

Snoop Dogg
Where He Smokes There's Firemen ... in Australian Hotel

Snoop Dogg picked the perfect time to hot box his hotel room down in Australia -- 'cause a bunch of firemen just happened to be nearby when his smoke alarm started blaring.Best of all ... no one… READ MORE >

- 186 days ago
Snoop Dogg -- Smokes Out Hotel Room ... Firefighters Race to Scene

Snoop Dogg
Smokes Out Hotel Room Firefighters Race to Scene

Snoop Dogg took the meaning of hotbox to a whole new level Thursday night ... when he smoked out his Australian hotel room so intensely, firefighters RACED to the scene thinking there was a real… READ MORE >

- 187 days ago
Flo Rida -- Flies Football Team to L.A. ... to Take On Snoop Dogg's All-Stars

Flo Rida
Flies Youth Football Team to Los Angeles to Play Snoop's All-Stars

Flo Rida wanted his youth football team to take on the Snoop Dogg All-Stars so bad ... he flew his entire squad out to L.A. yesterday for the first annual "Flo Rida Youth Snooper Bowl," TMZ… READ MORE >

- 205 days ago
Common -- Snoop Dogg is NOT the Best Rapper/Actor ... But I Know Who is

Common
Snoop Dogg isn't the Best Rapper/Actor But I Know Who is...

Common says Snoop Dogg was barking up the wrong tree when he declared himself the world's greatest rapper/actor ... 'cause he tells TMZ, someone else deserves the #1 spot.The "Hell on Wheels" star… READ MORE >

- 210 days ago
Snoop Dogg -- Ice Cube Ain't Got NOTHIN' on Me ... As an Actor!!!

Snoop Dogg
Ice Cube Ain't Got NOTHIN' on Me ... As an Actor!!!

Many rappers have dipped their toes into the acting world ... Ice Cube, Ice T, LL Cool J ... but Snoop Dogg tells TMZ he's the GREATEST rapping thespian of ALL TIME!!!!He might be right ...… READ MORE >

- 216 days ago
Snoop Dogg Travels Football Team to Phoenix -- Scores for Charity

Snoop Dogg
Travels Football Team to Phoenix Scores for Charity [VIDEO]

Snoop Dogg took his show on the road last Saturday ... not his musical act but his football team ... and they kicked ass for charity.Snoop's home grown L.A. team -- the Snoop Dogg All Stars --… READ MORE >

- 216 days ago

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