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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 Lion -- Parting Shot for USC Trojan Head Coach Lane Kiffin

Snoop Lion
Parting Shot For USC's Coach

Snoop Lion only needed two words to cut ex-USC coach Lane Kiffin to the bone -- just one week after the guy got 86'd. Hint for the next Trojan coach ... don't mess with the college program where… READ MORE >

Snoop Lion -- Dissin' Lane Kiffin'

Snoop Lion
Dissin' Lane Kiffin'

Snoop Lion is a HUGE fan of the USC Trojans -- he's been on the sidelines, his son might play football there ... and he was once arrested while wearing an SC jersey (2006). So, it definitely meant… READ MORE >

- 200 days ago
Snoop Lion -- Always Bet On Green

Snoop Lion
Always Bet On Green

Snoop Lion has made it clear -- he's no longer accepting cash money payments ... and instead all debts can be paid in a different kind of green. Giant, fat, stinky buds of green. We mean marijuana… READ MORE >

- 219 days ago
Snoop Lion -- WEED JACKPOT ... Wins Pound of Weed Off Mayweather Fight

Snoop Lion
WEED JACKPOT! Wins Pound of Weed Off Mayweather Fight

Snoop Lion was flyin' pretty damn high after Floyd Mayweather beat up Canelo Alvarez this weekend -- 'cause he won a POUND OF WEED in a bet he made on the fight ... and he's got the pics to prove… READ MORE >

- 221 days ago
Snoop Lion -- I'm Donating to 6-Year-Old's Funeral Too ... 'We Need to Come Together'

Snoop Lion
I'm Donating to 6-Year-Old's Funeral Too 'We Need to Come Together'

Snoop Lion TO THE RESCUE -- the rapper just announced he's also giving money to help cover the funeral costs for a 6-year-old girl who was fatally shot last weekend in California.Rapper The Game… READ MORE >

- 225 days ago
Chris Brown -- Prison Schmizon ... LET'S PARTY!!!

Chris Brown
Prison Schmizon LET'S PARTY!!!

Chris Brown didn't let the threat of 4 years in the big house get in the way of a big night out in Hollywood Monday ... because Chris partied like a rap star at the Playboy Mansion.Brown -- whose… READ MORE >

- 283 days ago
Snoop Lion -- Catches a Whiff of One Stinky Photographer

Snoop Lion
Inhales a Whiff of One Stinky Photog

Here's what we know: Snoop Lion smells a skunk -- and not the ooh weee kind he normally likes. No, this time the offending odor belongs to one of the paps greeting him at the airport. We put our… READ MORE >

- 301 days ago
Legendary Songwriter Diane Warren -- Snoop Dogg Got Me SOOOO HIGHHHH

Diane Warren
Snoop Dogg Got Me SOOO HIGH

Legendary songwriter Diane Warren -- who wrote pretty much every hit song you've ever heard -- tells TMZ, it took her 56 years to reach the highest point of her career ... when Snoop Dogg got her… READ MORE >

- 311 days ago
Snoop Dogg -- $546,000 Tax Lien Dropped ... Like It's Hot

Snoop Dogg
$546k Tax Lien Dropped ... Like It's Hot

Snoop Dogg could have bought (and munched on) 153,000 Big Macs ... 289,000 Chalupas ... or 500,000 bags of Cheetos ... but instead he chose to pay off his tax bill, all $546,000 of it!!!TMZ broke… READ MORE >

- 348 days ago
Snoop Dogg -- 4/20 Party Shut Down

Snoop Dogg
4/20 Party Shut Down

Snoop Dogg's 4/20 party in Hollywood was shut down before the star of the show even arrived ... TMZ has learned. "Snoop Lion 420 Festival" -- a giant party being held in a Hollywood Hills mansion… READ MORE >

- 370 days ago

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