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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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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 >

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 >

- 103 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 >

- 109 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 >

- 117 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 >

- 118 days ago
Snoop Dogg -- I'm Not Disappointed In Cordell ... We'll Talk Though (VIDEO)

Snoop Dogg
I'm Not Disappointed In Cordell ... We'll Talk Though

Snoop Dogg says he "ain't trippin'" over news that his son, Cordell Broadus, quit the UCLA football team Monday ... which is huge considering Cordell said he only played the sport in the… READ MORE >

- 119 days ago
Snoop's Son -- Quits UCLA Football Team ... Again

Snoop's Son
Quits UCLA Football Team ... Again

Bad news for the Bruins ... Snoop Dogg's football star son has left the the UCLA football team again ... school officials confirm to TMZ Sports. Cordell Broadus was not with the rest of the team… READ MORE >

- 119 days ago
Snoop Dogg & Wiz Khalifa -- 40 Hurt in Rail Collapse at Concert (VIDEO)

Snoop Dogg & Wiz Khalifa
40 Hurt in Rail Collapse at Concert

Snoop Dogg & Wiz Khalifa fans went down hard Friday night after the front-row railing collapsed at their show ... sending some to the hospital. The rappers were performing in Camden, New… READ MORE >

- 121 days ago
Snoop, Suge, & Dre Sued -- Ain't No Fun ... If They Take Our Money!!

Snoop, Suge & Dre Sued
Ain't No Fun ... If They Take Our Money!!

Snoop Dogg, Suge Knight, Dr. Dre, Nate Dogg, Kurupt and Warren G jacked the hook to Snoop's 1993 classic, "Ain't No Fun (If The Homies Can't Have None)" ... according to 2 far less known rappers.… READ MORE >

- 122 days ago
Will.i.am, Snoop Dogg -- The Time Is Right ... We're Bringing Back 'The Love'

Will.i.am & Snoop Dogg
The Time Is Right ... We're Bringing Back 'The Love'

Will.i.am put together a "We Are the World" type project involving Snoop Dogg, and it's a direct response to the national crisis over police shootings and police brutality. The song is a remix of… READ MORE >

- 140 days ago

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