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Who is Snoop Dogg?
Snoop Dogg ( Calvin Cordozar Broadus) is an American rapper, songwriter, music producer, actor, media personality, and businessman. Snoop rose to fame in 1992 when he featured Dr. Dre on his debut single “Deep Cover”. After that, he featured him again on his debut album, The Chronic. Since then he has sold more than 23 million in the US and 35 million Globally.
In November 1993, his debut solo album, Doggystyle was released by Death Row Records. The album peaked at number one on the popular album chart, Billboard 200, and on Billboard’s Top R&B/ Hip Hop Album Chart. The album sold over 800, 000 copies in its first week, in 1994 he was certified as quadruple-platinum.
That same year the Death Row Record released another soundtrack by Snoop Dogg for a short film titled Murder Was the Case, where Snoop Dogg was the starring. He dropped his second album in 1996, titled Tha Doggfather, the album also peaked at number one on both charts. The following year the album was also certified as double platinum
In 1998, he left Death Row Records and he was signed by No Limit Record. With No Limit Record, he released three albums including; Da Game is to Be Sold in 1998, No Limit Top Dogg in 1999, and Tha Last Meal in 2000.
EMI Records and Geffen Records
SnoopDogg signed with Priority/ Capitol/EMI Records in 2002, where he released his single Paid tha Cost to Be da Boss. Two years later he signed with Geffen Records and released another three albums including R&G (Rhythm and Gangster), Tha Blue Carpet Treatment, and Ego Trippin. In 2009 Priority released his album Malice n Wonderland followed by a documentary in 2011.
In 2013, he released a Reggae album titled Reincarnated followed by a documentary film of the same name. His release of the album came after he visited Jamaica and confirmed conversion to Rastafari and a new name as Snoop Lion in 2012. The Album outlined his Jamaican experience.
In 2015, he released his 13th album titled Bush and marked the return of the Snoop Dogg name. After that, he dropped his 14th album, Coolaid in July 2016. Snoop Dogg has been nominated for the Grammy 17 times without winning. In March 2016, the night before WrestleMania 32 in Arlington Texas, he was placed into the celebrity wing of the WWE Hall of Fame. This was after making several appearances for the company, including being a master of ceremonies during a match at WrestleMania XXIV.
In 2018 he shocked many after he confirmed he was born again Christian and went ahead to release a gospel album titled Bible of Love. Hollywood Walk of Fame gave Snoop Dogg a star on November 19th, 2018. In early 2019 he dropped his seventeenth solo album titled I Wanna Thank Me.
Snoop Dogg’s Age
He was born on October 20, 1971, currently, he is 49 years old
Snoop Dogg’s Family
He was born in Long Beach California to Beverly Broadus and Vernall Varnado. His father was a Vietnam War veteran singer and mail carrier, however, his father left three months after he was born and he was named after his stepfather Calvin Cordozar Broadus Sr. His parents dubbed him “Snoopy” due to his love and likeness of the cartoon character from Peanuts. However, his mother and step-father divorced in 1975.
He has a younger brother, Bing Worthington, a successful businessman and a super producer.
Snoop Dogg’s Education
He attended Long Beach Polytechnic High School where he graduated in 1989.
Snoop Dogg’s Spouse
He married his high school girlfriend Shante Tyler. The two have been married for more than 23 years now
Snoop Dogg’s Kids
He has four kids, Cordell Broadus, Cori Broaddus, Julian Corrie, Broadus, and Corde Broadus, furthermore Snoop Dogg is also a grandfather to Zion Kalvin
Doggystyle and Tha DoggFather
After the release of his debut album, Doggy style it became commercial and a success topping different album Charts. His single “Who Am I” together with Gin and Juice became the top ten most-played songs in the US.
The Album was released by the Death Row Record in 1993. Doggystyle featured other rappers who were signed under Death Row Records. In 1994, they released a short film about the Snoop Dogg murder trial titled Murder is the Case, followed by a soundtrack. Snoop Dogg founded a Record Label in 1995 titled Doggy Style Record Inc. Furthermore, the Record Label was registered by the California Secretary of State as business entity number C1923139.
In 1996, Snoop Dogg was acquitted of his murder charges. After he was acquitted he stated that he did not want to live a gangster lifestyle. He further cited, that kind of lifestyle can lead to his assassination or end up in jail. In addition, he collaborated with Tupac Shakur in a single ” 2 of Amerkaz Most Wanted”. The truck was Tupac Shukur’s last song while he was still alive as he was murdered in September 1996.
After that he released his second album Tha Doggfather in November 1996, Snoop Dogg together with Daz Dillinger and Dj Pooh were the ones who produced the album since Dr.Dre had already left Death Raw Records due to a contract feud. After the departure of Dr. Dre, Snoop Dogg released that the Label owned everything he had recorded for a number of years. From that point, he refused to produce any more tracks until his contract expired except” Fuck Death Row”.
Signing With No Limit Record
In 1998, after his contract ended in The Death Row, he decided to sign with Master P’s record label No Limit Records. That same year No Limit Record released his Album Da Game Is to be Sold, Not to Be Told. After that, he released another album No Limit Top Dog in 1999 that sold over 1.5 million copies. In 2000 he released his third album with No Limit Records, Tha Last Meal, the album sold over 2.1 million copies.
Bible of Love and I Wanna Thank Me
In March 2018 he released his Gospel album titled Bible of love. In November 2018, he confirmed his plans for his Puff Puff Pass Tour. The tour featured Bones Thugs-n-Harmony, Too $hot, Warren G Kurupt, and other artists. The tour started in November 2018 and ended in January 2019.
On June 25, 2019, he was shortlisted among hundreds of artists whose material was reportedly destroyed in the 2008 Universal fire. He then released the title track from his upcoming 17th studio album “I Wanna Thank Me “. After the release of the single, the album was released on August 16, 2019.
After two months the song had more than 158 million views on YouTube. Snoop Dogg had scheduled a tour in support of his Album I Wanna Thank Me. However in early 2020, it was confirmed that he rescheduled his tour. In May he released a single titled Que Maldicion where he collaborated with Banda Sinaloense, the song was received well and peaked at number on the Billboard Bubbling Under Hot 100.
Snoop Dogg’s Height
He currently stands at 1.93m tall
Snoop Dogg’s Net Worth
He has a net worth of $150 million.
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