Snoop Dogg Becomes Snoopzilla on Funk Album

7 Days of Funk

Snoop Dogg is reinventing himself once again. As part of his latest reincarnation, the hip-hop icon is working on a funk album under the name Snoopzilla.

Snoop has teamed up with modern funk king Dam-Funk for the collaborative album 7 Days of Funk, due Dec. 10 on Stones Throw Records. He will go under the name Snoopzilla, an homage to Bootsy Collins, who adopted the moniker Bootzilla.

The new group, 7 Days of Funk, is a result of the two artists bonding over the love of funk. They began to collaborate when Dam invited Snoop to perform with him at a 2011 SXSW show.

“We’re the babies of the Mothership,” said Snoopzilla. “I’ve had funk influences in my music my whole career. Dam-Funk is cold. He’s keeping the funk alive and I knew I had to get down with him.”

7 Days of Funk will feature guest spots from Daz, Kurupt, and Steve Arrington.

“It’s hip-hop, but you can also hear what we grew up on, from Zapp to Evelyn ‘Champagne’ King and Patrice Rushen,” said Dam.

In April, Snoop released his Major Lazer-assisted reggae album Reincarnated under the name Snoop Lion.

Listen to the first single “Faden Away” below.

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6 Comments

  1. Brian

    He is ruining his legend stats more and more…

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    troof Reply:

    @Brian, impossible

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  2. Shutterbug

    Say what you want…but Stones Throw has an AMAZING reputation for hip-hop.

    It’s home to J Dilla (RIP), Madlib, Homebody Sandman, Guilty Simpson, and so many other underground legends-Snoop’s gonna get his cred back here.

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  3. Marquis de Sadelali

    C’est de la merde :)

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  4. Ice

    I’m here for this.

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  5. yung

    All this beat needs a nate dogg hook and snoop to RAP

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