98 Facts About Snoop Dogg


Snoop Dogg's accolades include an American Music Award, a Primetime Emmy Award, and 17 nominations at the Grammy Awards.


Snoop Dogg has starred in motion pictures and hosted several television shows, including Doggy Fizzle Televizzle, Snoop Dogg's Father Hood, and Dogg After Dark.


In 2018, Snoop Dogg announced that he was "a born-again Christian" and released his first gospel album Bible of Love.


On November 19,2018, Snoop Dogg was given a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.


In 2022, Snoop Dogg acquired Death Row Records from MNRK Music Group, and released his 19th studio album, BODR.


Snoop Dogg was the second of his mother's three sons.


Snoop Dogg was described as having been a dedicated student and enthusiastic churchgoer, active in choir and football.


Snoop Dogg was a member of the Rollin' 20s Crips gang in the Eastside neighborhood of Long Beach; although in 1993 he denied the frequent police and media reports by saying that he never joined a gang.


Gangsta rap became the center of arguments about censorship and labeling, with Snoop Dogg often used as an example of violent and misogynistic musicians.


Unlike much of the harder-edged gangsta rap artists, Snoop Dogg seemed to show his softer side, according to music journalist Chuck Philips.


Snoop Dogg collaborated with fellow rap artist Tupac Shakur on the 1996 single "2 of Amerikaz Most Wanted".


Dr Dre had left Death Row earlier in 1996 because of a contract dispute, so Snoop Dogg co-produced Tha Doggfather with Daz Dillinger and DJ Pooh.


Stephen Thomas Erlewine of Allmusic said that after Tha Doggfather, Snoop Dogg began "moving away from his gangsta roots toward a calmer lyrical aesthetic": for instance, Snoop participated in the 1997 Lollapalooza concert tour, which featured mainly alternative rock music.


Snoop Dogg signed with Master P's No Limit Records in March 1998 and debuted on the label with Da Game Is to Be Sold, Not to Be Told later that year.


Snoop Dogg joined Warren G and Nate Dogg to form the group 213 and released The Hard Way in 2004.


Snoop Dogg appeared in the music video for Korn's "Twisted Transistor" along with fellow rappers Lil Jon, Xzibit, and David Banner.


Snoop Dogg appeared on two tracks from Ice Cube's 2006 album Laugh Now, Cry Later, including "Go to Church", and on several tracks on Tha Dogg Pound's Cali Iz Active the same year.


Snoop Dogg has ventured into singing for Bollywood with his first ever rap for an Indian movie, Singh Is Kinng; the song title is "Singh is Kinng".


Snoop Dogg collaborated with Katy Perry on "California Gurls", the first single from her album Teenage Dream, which was released on May 7,2010.


Snoop Dogg can be heard on the track "Flashing" by Dr Dre and on Curren$y's song "Seat Change".


Snoop Dogg was featured on a new single from Australian singer Jessica Mauboy, titled "Get 'em Girls".


Snoop Dogg appears on the latest Tech N9ne album All 6's and 7's on a track called "Pornographic" which features E-40 and Krizz Kaliko.


On February 4,2012, Snoop Dogg announced a documentary, Reincarnated, alongside his new upcoming studio album entitled Reincarnated.


On July 20,2012, Snoop Dogg released a new reggae single, "La La La" under the pseudonym Snoop Lion.


On July 31,2012, Snoop Dogg introduced a new stage name, Snoop Dogg Lion.


Snoop Dogg told reporters that he was rechristened Snoop Lion by a Rastafari priest in Jamaica.


Also in December 2012, Snoop Dogg released a That's My Work a collaboration rap mixtape with Tha Dogg Pound.


On October 28,2013, Snoop Dogg released another mixtape entitled That's My Work 2 hosted by DJ Drama.


Snoop Dogg formed a funk duo with musician Dam-Funk called 7 Days of Funk and released their eponymous debut album on December 10,2013.


Snoop Dogg's Pharrell Williams-produced album Bush was released on May 12,2015, with the first single "Peaches N Cream" having been released on March 10,2015.


On June 13,2016, Snoop Dogg announced the release date for his album Coolaid, which was released on July 1,2016.


Snoop Dogg headlined a "unity party" for donors at Philly's Electric Factory on July 28,2016, the last day of the Democratic National Convention.


Snoop Dogg released his fifteenth studio album Neva Left in May 2017.


Snoop Dogg released a gospel album titled Bible of Love on March 16,2018.


Snoop Dogg was featured on Gorillaz' album The Now Now, released in June 2018, on a track called: "Hollywood" with Jamie Principle.


In November 2018, Snoop Dogg announced plans for his Puff Puff Pass tour, which features Bone Thugs-n-Harmony, Too $hort, Warren G, Kurupt, and others.


Snoop Dogg was featured on Lil Dicky's April 2019 single "Earth", where he played the role of a marijuana plant in both the song's lyrics and animated video.


On July 3,2019, Snoop Dogg released the title track from his upcoming 17th studio album, I Wanna Thank Me.


Snoop Dogg collaborated with Vietnamese singer Son Tung M-TP in "Hay trao cho anh", which was officially released on July 1,2019.


Early in 2020, it was announced that Snoop Dogg had rescheduled his tour in support of his I Wanna Thank You album and documentary of the same name.


In May 2020, Snoop Dogg released the song "Que Maldicion", a collaboration with Banda Sinaloense de Sergio Lizarraga, peaking at number one on the Billboard Bubbling Under Hot 100.


Snoop Dogg performed at the halftime show of Super Bowl LVI alongside Dr Dre, Eminem, Mary J Blige, and Kendrick Lamar.


In January 2022, Snoop Dogg announced that he would release his 19th studio album, BODR, on the same day as his Super Bowl Halftime Show performance.


On February 10,2022, Snoop Dogg announced that he has acquired Death Row Records and intends to revive the label.


Later that year, Snoop Dogg has revealed he has a new album coming out called Missionary and it's entirely produced by Dr Dre.


Snoop Dogg's starring roles in film includes The Wash and the horror film Bones.


Snoop Dogg co-starred with rapper Wiz Khalifa in the 2012 movie Mac and Devin Go to High School which a sequel has been announced.


Snoop Dogg has starred in three television programs: sketch-comedy show Doggy Fizzle Televizzle, variety show Dogg After Dark, and reality show Snoop Dogg's Father Hood.


Snoop Dogg has starred in episodes of King of the Hill, Las Vegas, and Monk, one episode of Robot Chicken, as well as three episodes of One Life to Live.


Snoop Dogg has participated in three Comedy Central Roasts, for Flavor Flav, Donald Trump, and Justin Bieber.


Snoop Dogg has appeared in an episode of the YouTube video series, Epic Rap Battles of History as Moses.


Snoop Dogg hosted a Basketball fundraiser "Hoops 4 Water" for Flint, Michigan.


At one point, Snoop Dogg described Tyson and Jones as "like two of my uncles fighting at the barbecue"; he began singing a hymn, "Take My Hand, Precious Lord", during the undercard fight between Jake Paul and Nate Robinson, after Robinson was knocked down.


On November 12,2021, Snoop Dogg announced the signing of Benny the Butcher on Joe Rogan's podcast.


The label was revived when Snoop Dogg released his 20th album BODR.


On March 30,2008, Snoop Dogg appeared at WrestleMania XXIV as a Master of Ceremonies for a tag team match between Maria and Ashley Massaro as they took on Beth Phoenix and Melina.


Snoop Dogg was inducted into the WWE Hall of Fame in 2016.


Snoop Dogg later gave Serpentico a Frog Splash, with Rhodes then delivering a three-count.


Snoop Dogg would join The Miz to host both nights of WrestleMania 39.


McMahon would sustain a quad injury during the match prompting Snoop Dogg to improvise and finish the match himself, ultimately defeating Miz.


In October 2014, Reddit raised $50 million in a funding round led by Sam Altman and including investors Marc Andreessen, Peter Thiel, Ron Conway, Snoop Dogg, and Jared Leto.


On December 19,2022, Snoop Dogg ran a poll asking if he should "run twitter".


Snoop Dogg revealed himself to be the prolific NFT collector going by the name of Cozomo De' Medici, while sharing his wallet address on September 21,2022, whose identity remained hidden until that point.


Snoop Dogg had been mainly described as a hip hop, West Coast hip hop, g-funk, and gangsta rap artist.


Snoop Dogg started busting and when we got to the break, Dre cut the machine off, did the chorus and told Snoop to come back in.


How to Rap notes that Snoop Dogg is known to use syncopation in his flow to give it a laidback quality, as well as 'linking with rhythm' in his compound rhymes, using alliteration, and employing a "sparse" flow with good use of pauses.


Snoop Dogg married his high school girlfriend, Shante Taylor, on June 14,1997.


In 2015, Snoop Dogg became a grandfather, as his eldest son, Corde Broadus, had a son with his girlfriend, Jessica Kyzer.


Since the start of his career, Snoop Dogg has been an avowed cannabis smoker, making it one of the trademarks of his image.


Snoop Dogg has been certified for medical cannabis in California to treat migraines since at least 2007.


Snoop Dogg is an avid sports fan, including hometown teams Los Angeles Dodgers, Los Angeles Lakers, and USC Trojans, as well as the Pittsburgh Steelers.


Snoop Dogg has stated that he began following the Steelers in the 1970s while watching the team with his grandfather.


Snoop Dogg is a fan of the Las Vegas Raiders, Los Angeles Rams, and Dallas Cowboys, often wearing a No 5 jersey, and has been seen at Raiders training camps.


Snoop Dogg has shown affection for the New England Patriots, having been seen performing at Gillette Stadium.


Snoop Dogg is an avid ice hockey fan, sporting jerseys from the NHL's Los Angeles Kings, Pittsburgh Penguins, Toronto Maple Leafs, and the Boston Bruins as well at the AHL's Springfield Indians in his 1994 music video "Gin and Juice".


Snoop Dogg appeared in the video game NHL 20 as both a guest commentator and a playable character in the "World of Chel" game mode.


Snoop Dogg is a certified football coach and has been head coach of his son Cordell's youth football teams.


In 2022, Snoop Dogg signed with esports organization FaZe Clan as board of directors and content creator.


Since 2005, Snoop Dogg has been operating a youth football league in the Los Angeles area.


Snoop Dogg is a coach in the league, and one of the seasons he coached was documented in the Netflix documentary Coach Snoop.


Snoop Dogg is a fan of Celtic FC, a football club based in Glasgow, Scotland.


In 2009, it was reported that Snoop Dogg was a member of the Nation of Islam.


Snoop Dogg said he was a member of the Nation, but declined to give the date on which he joined.


Snoop Dogg released a reggae album, Reincarnated, saying, "I have always said I was Bob Marley reincarnated".


Snoop Dogg later dismissed the claims, stating his beliefs were personal and not up for outside judgment.


In 2005, Snoop Dogg founded the Snoop Youth Football League for at-risk youth in Southern California.


Snoop Dogg has since claimed that at least 20 of his former pupils have gone on to play with the NFL.


In 2012, Snoop Dogg endorsed Representative Ron Paul in the Republican presidential primary, but later said he would vote for Barack Obama in the general election, and on Instagram gave ten reasons to vote for Obama, and ten reasons not to vote for Mitt Romney.


Snoop Dogg has consistently expressed his support for tighter gun control.


In 2020, Snoop Dogg endorsed former Vice President Joe Biden for President of the United States.


Snoop Dogg regularly appears in real fur garments, especially large coats, for which he attracts criticism from animal welfare charities and younger audiences.


In 2014, Snoop Dogg claimed to have become a vegan; however, he has since opted against a complete vegan diet.


In 2020, Snoop Dogg invested in vegan food company Original Foods, which makes Pigless Pork Rinds, which he has said are a favorite.


Snoop Dogg is an ambassador for Beyond Meat and lent his name and image as well as financial support for Beyond Meat's Feed a Million+ campaign to provide a million frontline workers with Beyond Meat burgers.


Snoop Dogg was arrested again in October 2006 at Bob Hope Airport in Burbank after being stopped for a traffic infraction; he was arrested for possession of a firearm and for suspicion of transporting an unspecified amount of marijuana, according to a police statement.


Snoop Dogg was prohibited from hiring anyone with a criminal record or gang affiliation as a security guard or driver.


Snoop Dogg had been scheduled to appear at the MTV Australia Video Music Awards on April 29,2007.


Snoop Dogg has been arrested and fined three times for misdemeanor possession of marijuana: in Los Angeles in 1998; Cleveland, Ohio in 2001; and Sierra Blanca, Texas in 2010.