Snoop Dogg

Snoop Dogg

Hip-hop Rap Gangsta Rap Hip Hop West Coast
Snoop Dogg has changed his name to Snoop Lion. Cordozar Calvin Broadus Jr. (born October 20, 1971 in Long Beach, California, United States), better known by his stage name Snoop Dogg, is a Grammy award nominated rapper, producer and actor. Snoop is best known as a famous MC in the West Coast hip hop scene, and for being one of producer Dr. Dre's most notable protégés. He made his rap debut in 1992 on Dre's debut album The Chronic, and then released his debut album, Doggystyle, to much critical and public acclaim. More Info »

Top Albums

  • Doggystyle
    Doggystyle
  • The Best Of Snoop Dogg
    The Best Of Snoop Dogg
  • Drop It Like It's Hot
    Drop It Like It's Hot
  • Tha Blue Carpet Treatment
    Tha Blue Carpet Treatment
  • Doggumentary
    Doggumentary
  • R&G (Rhythm & Gangsta): The Masterpiece
    R&G (Rhythm & Gangsta): The Masterpiece
  • Ego Trippin'
    Ego Trippin'
  • 100% Black
    100% Black
  • Malice 'N Wonderland (Edited)
    Malice 'N Wonderland (Edited)
  • Paid Tha Cost to Be Da Boss
    Paid Tha Cost to Be Da Boss
  • Paid Tha Cost To Be Da Bo$$
    Paid Tha Cost To Be Da Bo$$
  • Snoop_Dogg_R&G_Rhythm_and_Gang
    Snoop_Dogg_R&G_Rhythm_and_Gang
  • Tha Last Meal
    Tha Last Meal
  • Signs
    Signs
  • More Malice
    More Malice
  • Wet
    Wet
  • No Limit Top Dogg
    No Limit Top Dogg
  • Gangsta Luv (Featuring The-Dream) (Explicit)
    Gangsta Luv (Featuring The-Dream) (Explicit)
  • Sensual Seduction
    Sensual Seduction
  • Tha Doggfather
    Tha Doggfather
  • R & G (Rhythm & Gangsta): The Masterpiece
    R & G (Rhythm & Gangsta): The Masterpiece
  • Death Rows Greatest Hits
    Death Rows Greatest Hits
  • Da Game Is To Be Sold, Not To Be Told
    Da Game Is To Be Sold, Not To Be Told
  • I Wanna Rock
    I Wanna Rock
  • Vato & Candy
    Vato & Candy
  • Sweat
    Sweat
  • Doggy Style Hits
    Doggy Style Hits
  • Paid That Cost To Tha Boss-RET
    Paid That Cost To Tha Boss-RET
  • Snoop Dogg
    Snoop Dogg
  • Sexual Eruption
    Sexual Eruption
  • Malice 'N Wonderland (Explicit)
    Malice 'N Wonderland (Explicit)
  • Sensual Seduction Remixes
    Sensual Seduction Remixes
  • Dead Man Walkin
    Dead Man Walkin
  • Gangsta Love (Featuring The-Dream)
    Gangsta Love (Featuring The-Dream)
  • Blue Carpet Treatment
    Blue Carpet Treatment
  • Top Dogg
    Top Dogg
  • Boss' Life
    Boss' Life
  • From Compton to Long Beach
    From Compton to Long Beach
  • Greatest Hits
    Greatest Hits
  • Neptunes Present-Clones
    Neptunes Present-Clones
  • Snoop Dogg Presents: The West Coast Blueprint
    Snoop Dogg Presents: The West Coast Blueprint
  • Doggumentary (Explicit)
    Doggumentary (Explicit)
  • I Wanna Rock (The Kings G-Mix)
    I Wanna Rock (The Kings G-Mix)
  • Drop It Like Its Hot-(CDS)
    Drop It Like Its Hot-(CDS)
  • Let's Get Blown
    Let's Get Blown
  • Tha Dogg
    Tha Dogg
  • Tha Last Meal (Retail)
    Tha Last Meal (Retail)
  • Lay Low
    Lay Low

Snoop Dogg. Artist Bio

Snoop Dogg has changed his name to Snoop Lion.

Cordozar Calvin Broadus Jr. (born October 20, 1971 in Long Beach, California, United States), better known by his stage name Snoop Dogg, is a Grammy award nominated rapper, producer and actor. Snoop is best known as a famous MC in the West Coast hip hop scene, and for being one of producer Dr. Dre's most notable protégés. He made his rap debut in 1992 on Dre's debut album The Chronic, and then released his debut album, Doggystyle, to much critical and public acclaim. His mother nicknamed him "Snoopy" as a child, and he took the stage name Snoop Doggy Dogg when he began recording. He changed his name to Snoop Dogg in 1996 when he left his original record label, Death Row Records, and signed with No Limit Records.

He has been affiliated with the Crips, a U.S. street gang. Several of his cousins, including RBX, Nate Dogg, Daz Dillinger, and Warren G are also hip hop artists and often collaborate with Snoop. In 2000, Snoop (as "Michael J. Corleone") directed Snoop Dogg's Doggystyle, a pornographic film produced by Hustler. This film, combining hip-hop with X-rated material, was a huge success and won "Top Selling Release of the Year" at the 2002 AVN Awards. Driven by this success, Snoop directed Snoop Dogg's Hustlaz: Diary of a Pimp in 2002 (this time using the nickname "Snoop Scorsese").

As a rapper, he is perhaps best known for his “lazy drawl” — a slurred, distinctively calm, laid-back, and rhythmically-complex lyrical delivery. His lyrics have often been criticized for their glorification of misogyny, violence and gangsterism; however, he is often credited for accurately portraying street slang and attitudes.

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