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Snoop Dogg Biography


Cordozar Calvin Brodas Jr Popularly known as Snoop Dogg was born on October 20,1971. Snoop Dogg is a musician, producer, actor, who became famous in the late 90s due to his debut album and problems with the police.

As a child, his mother called him snoopy which means “overly curious” in English for the expression of his eyes.

When he started recording, he took the nickname Snoop Doggy Dogg in honor of the famous cartoon character.

Snoop sang in a children’s church choir and played the piano.

During high school, he was a member of the Crips gang, shortly after graduation he entered the Polytechnic College (Long Beach Polytechnic High School) and was arrested for possession of cocaine,as a result of this, he spent six months in a prison called Wayside County Jail.

Dr. Dre met Snoop after listening to his demo tape given by his stepbrother Warren G.The chronic.

In 1993, Doggystyle’s debut album was the most excepted release, with over 1.5 million pre-orders received prior to release. The title track Gin & Juice from the album was not supposed to be a single, but in the end turned into a hip hop classic.

During the MTV ceremony, Snoop was arrested on suspicion of murdering a criminal Philip Woldemarium, who was shot dead by Snoop’s bodyguard McKinley Lee.

In February 1996, the charges were dropped on the basis of self-defense. Snoop’s work and gangsta rap as a whole were discussed in Congress.

In July 1995, he founded the recording studio Doggy Style Records.

In November 1996, the second Tha Doggfather album was released which was dedicated to the memory of Tupac Shakur.

June 12, 1997 Snoop married his school friend Shante Taylor, has two sons and a daughter (Corde, Cordelle and Cori).

Shante tried her hands at designing t-shirts. The reviews were so good that it was decided to open their brand Co Co Ri.

She also became the manager of rapper The Lady of Rage and founded the label Boss Lady Entertainment.

In 1997, he took part in the Lollapalooza rock concert tour and left the Death Row Records label.

Several of his cousins have also become famous hip-hop artists: RBX, Nate Dogg, Lil ½ Dead and Daz Dillinger, as well as R&B artists Brandy and Ray J.

Solo Albums:

1993: Doggystyle.

1996: Tha Doggfather

1998: Da Game Is to Be Sold Not to Be Told.

1999: No Limit Top Dogg

2000: Tha Last Meal

2002: Paid tha Cost to Be da Bo $$

2004: R&G (Rhythm & Gangsta): The masterpiece.

2006: Tha Blue Carpet Treatment.

2008: Ego Trippin

2009: Malice N Wonderland + More Malice.

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