That same year he also launched a new digital-media venture called Merry Jane, which focuses on the latest marijuana news.In May 2017 Snoop dropped his fifteenth studio album He is held in high esteem and affection by hip-hop fans worldwide, and is one of the most recognizable faces and voices of the whole genre, even to those who don’t listen to his music.A track on one of these came to the attention of Dr.
He was also associated with the Rollin’ 20 Crips Gang.He started making music as a way out of his troubles and recorded early demos with his cousin Nate Dogg and friend Warren G as 213.He reunited with Warren G and Nate Dogg as 213 to drop the album in 2004.In 2007, Snoop became the first artist to release a track — "It's The DOG" — as a ringtone prior to its release as a single.Snoop was also tried and acquitted of murder charges in 1996.
The case involved the killing of an alleged gang member who was shot by someone in the vehicle Snoop was riding in.
in 1992, few could have guessed he’d go on to global fame, tens of millions of record sales, and a career in movies and TV.
And that’s only part of the story, from battles with the law to reinvention as a reggae artist. His "Snoop Dogg" nickname came from his mother because she thought he looked like Snoopy from the Peanuts cartoon.
(It wasn’t his first brush with notoriety in the U. — in 1994 the British tabloid The Daily Star carried a picture of Snoop on its front cover with the headline “Kick this evil bastard out!
”) Later in 2006, he was arrested at the Bob Hope Airport in Burbank, California, after officers found marijuana and a gun in his vehicle.
Snoop’s story isn’t finished yet, and who knows what this Long Beach native will do next? He played piano and sang at his local Baptist church, before starting rap in sixth grade.