NahRight Looks At Snoop Dogg’s Best Doggystyle-Era Performances (Video)

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The homies over at NahRight.com have a cool retrospective of the best early performances by Snoop Doggy Dogg. The videos are from 1994-1996, surrounding Snoop’s groundbreaking quadruple platinum debut, Doggystyle. This was the day when an artist could work an album for nearly three years after its release, especially on a work as deserving as that album, with so much commercial and critical success.

The five videos include the ’94 “Murder Was The Case” performance at the MTV Video Music Awards. At the time, Snoop was really wanted by police for a murder charge. While that’s no laughing matter, the song and mini-movie and soundtrack it inspired was a major turning point for the Long Beach MC. In Blues Brothers style, police were combing the audience looking to arrest the Death Row Records star. In the end, Suge Knight was behind the sound-stage in a ’63 Chevrolet Impala lowrider (with the Death Row logo on the trunk). Upon leaving the stage, Snoop hit an exit door and joined his then-boss, who hit some switches and peeled out the lot. Two years later, Snoop was acquitted, as was his co-defendant, Lil Malik (who famously guested on “Pump, Pump” and later wrote a book about the whole life-changing ordeal). History, in living color.

Check NahRight’s piece.

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