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Snoop Dogg Has Made Reggae, Funk & Retro R&B. Now He’s Going Gospel (Video)

Snoop Dogg is a musical chameleon. Twenty-five years ago, millions of Hip-Hop Heads gravitated to the laid-back delivery and aggressive content in the Gangsta Rap style that they heard on Dr. Dre's The Chronic and Snoopy's solo debut, Doggystyle. In the periods since, Snoop has worked with a litany of musical... Read more

Morris Day & Snoop Dogg Team Up On A Funky New Song & It’s A Players Ball (Audio)

Morris Day is a legend of Funk and R&B that has not done much in the way of Hip-Hop collaboration. Slug & Murs named a song after The Time front-man, and he's been shouted out in legions of lyrics (from D12 to Nas, Wale to Jean Grae). However, short of... Read more

Snoop Dogg Releases One Of His Most Powerful Political Songs Yet (Audio)

Snoop Dogg may not first come to mind as a political rapper. However, since his fame has ascended into household name status, Tha Doggfather has proudly become just that. In recent years, Snoop has called for peace in the streets and the industry. This March, his BADBADNOTGOOD collaboration "Lavender" commented... Read more

An Argument For Why Snoop Is The Greatest MC Of All-Time (Video)

Despite the fact that he is one of Rap music's most widely recognized faces, voices, and outright brands, somehow many overlook the lyrical merits of Snoop Dogg. For 25 years, Calvin Cordozar Broadus Jr. has given Hip-Hop Heads different looks within one of the genre's most sprawling and versatile catalogs.... Read more

Snoop Dogg & Count Bass D Team To Relieve Stress In The Smoothest Way Possible (Audio)

In the mid-1990s, Count Bass D and Snoop Dogg were both piloting exciting careers in Hip-Hop that were built to last. While Snoop was a multi-platinum Dr. Dre-cosigned lyricist for Death Row Records, the Count was playing a multitude of instruments, fusing Jazz with Rap. By the 2000s, the traveling... Read more

Snoop Televises The Revolution On The Most Political Song Of His Career (Video)

Snoop Dogg recently released his Neva Left album. However, the always busy Doggfather isn't quite done promoting last year's Coolaid either. "Revolutions" is a Just Blaze-produced track that is among Snoop's most political work, in a season where he's been speaking up. The music video attempts to convey that, chronicling... Read more

Snoop Dogg Is Finally Being Recognized For The Hip-Hop Legend He Is

In April of 1992, Snoop Dogg burst onto the Rap scene thanks to the title single from the Deep Cover soundtrack. The Long Beach, California MC with the smooth flow, seemingly effortless delivery, and calm demeanor in tight circumstances became an instant sensation. After playing a crucial role on Dr. Dre's... Read more

Nipsey Hussle & Snoop Dogg Show The Complexity Behind The “Colors” (Video)

Last month, Nipsey Hussle and Snoop Dogg made perhaps the most meaningful in their litany of collaborations. "Question #1" finds the two Greater Los Angeles, California street artists coming together to talk about the high cost of gang life. Both of these artists have been public figures, with known affiliations.... Read more

Raekwon & Snoop Dogg Sound Illustrious In This F.I.L.A.-Fresh Moment (Audio)

Raekwon laces his F.I.L.A. (Fly International Luxury Art) with a smashing look from the April 28 release. Reuniting with Snoop Dogg, Chef marinates a Scoop Deville chop of Isaac Hayes, with a medley of dope drums for "1,2 1,2." While both Rae' and Snoop have found success throughout their career... Read more

Finding The GOAT (Round 2): Snoop Dogg vs. MJG…Who You Got?

We have reached the second round in the ultimate battle for the title of the GOAT (Greatest of All-Time). We are asking you to help us rank who is the greatest MC to pick up a mic. We will take over 35 years of Hip-Hop into consideration, pairing special match-ups... Read more

50 Cent & Snoop Dogg GET REAL About Rap Crews & Money, With G-Unit Sitting There (Video)

For all the reality TV shows, the Snoop Lion campaign, and the family-friendlier Snoop, there's still reminders of what Heads heard on "Deep Cover" 23 years ago. One of the platforms for this side of Snoop is the GGN. Interviewing all five members of G-Unit, Snoop begins in true G-fashion,... Read more

The ’80s & ’90s Versions Connect, As Doug E. Fresh & Snoop Dogg Perform La-Di-Da-Di (Video)

In the 1980s, Doug E. Fresh & Slick Rick made history with a Reality Records rhyme-routine 12" known as "La-Di-Da-Di." MC Ricky D's introduction to the masses alongside "The Human Beatbox King" was a moment in time, making Dionne Warwick's "Walk On By" forever rooted in the Hip-Hop consciousness. By... Read more

Snoop Dogg & Seth Rogen’s Interests Overlap, Talking Origins Of “The Chronic” (Video)

Snoop Dogg and Seth Rogen. One of the coolest figures of pop culture from the '90s and one of the coolest pop culture icons of the 2000s cross paths on D-O-Double G's GGN segment. The two men share a love of medicinals, as the joints burn slow. As Snoop calls... Read more

Snoop Dogg & Terrace Martin Know About Trees… Christmas Trees (Audio)

1996's Christmas was accented beautifully by Snoop Dogg and Tha Dogg Pound's "Santa Clause Go Straight To The Ghetto." The Death Row Records video, complete with a '64 Chevrolet Impala sleigh, was a G-Funk addition to the growing Christmas Hip-Hop canon. Seventeen years later, Snoop and his Locke High homie... Read more