Snoop Dogg

Dec
29
Snoop Dogg and Family Visit the White House

Snoop Dogg and family

The Dogg is in the House. Following the Grammy nomination for his reggae album Reincarnated, Snoop and his family were invited to the White House for the 36th Annual Kennedy Center Honors earlier this month.

A tuxedo-clad Snoop, along with his wife Shante Broadus and daughter Cori B., met President Obama off-camera and shared a laugh and a fist bump with Secretary of State John Kerry.

“They done let me up in here, dawg, and I got my wife and my daughter,” said Snoop in the iPhone-filmed footage. “We at the White House doing it big. Now what?”

It was a full circle moment for Snoop. In his Reincarnated film, he says, “I’m never able to perform in situations where I’d love to because I don’t have those kinds of songs. My songs are too hard. I know Obama wants me to come to the White House, but what can I perform?”

Not only did he visit the White House, he also performed a live tribute to Herbie Hancock during the Kennedy Center Honors, which will air tonight on CBS.

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Dec
25
New Music: Snoop Dogg – ‘Blue Xmas’

Santa Snoop

Snoop Dogg has entered the building. The West Coast kingpin wishes you a merry Cripmas with his FredWreck-produced cover of Elvis Presley’s “Blue Christmas.” The D-O-Double-G does his best impression of the King on the vocoded track.

“Silent night, lonely night/ I wish you were here to hold me tight,” sings Snoop, while female fans can be heard screaming in the background.

Grab some eggnog and blaze up Snoop’s Christmas joint below.

UPDATE: Snoop has also released a video for the song.

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Dec
23
Video: Snoop Lion f/ Collie Buddz – ‘Smoke the Weed’

Snoop Lion

Following the release of his funk album 7 Days of Funk, Snoop Dogg aka Snoopzilla aka Snoop Lion blazes up the video for “Smoke the Weed” featuring Collie Buddz. The king of kush shares his love for all things green and gives a behind-the-scenes look at his life on the road, with cameos from his son Corde “Spanky” Broadus, Daz, Kurupt, Curren$y, Dead Prez, and more.

Snoop’s Major Lazer-produced reggae album Reincarnated was nominated for Best Reggae Album at the Grammys.

Watch him light up the screen below.

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Dec
10
Video: 7 Days of Funk (Snoopzilla x Dam-Funk) – ‘Hit Da Pavement’

7 Days of Funk

7 Days of Funk (Snoopzilla and Dam-Funk) celebrate the release of their debut, 7 Days of Funk, with the video for “Hit Da Pavement.”

The dynamic duo cruises the streets of L.A. in Snoop’s baby blue Lincoln Continental in the retro clip, which picks up from the house party in the video for “Faden Away.”

Plus, watch the funky bunch perform “Faden Away” on “Conan” and “The Queen Latifah Show.”

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Nov
26
Drake Brings Out Nicki Minaj, Snoop Dogg at L.A. Show

“I feel like I brought OVO Fest to L.A. tonight,” said Drake during his “Would You Like a Tour?” stop at Staples Center in Los Angeles last night.

In addition to Future, Miguel, and Jhené Aiko, the star-studded lineup included Drake’s YMCMB labelmate Nicki Minaj, who joined him for “Make Me Proud.”

“Los Angeles, make some noise for one of the most beautiful, talented women in the entire world, Ms. Nicki Minaj,” said Drizzy to Nicki, who blew him a kiss before exiting the stage.

He also paid homage to his second hometown by bringing out West Coast legend Snoop Dogg, who performed a medley of hits including “The Next Episode,” “Nuthin’ but a ‘G’ Thang,” and “Drop It Like It’s Hot.”

“This guy right here is one of the most important people, not only in music, but just in the world, one of the best people I’ve ever met in my life,” said the Toronto MC.

Watch Drake get down with the D-O-Double-G below.

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Nov
22
The Game, Wiz Khalifa, & Snoop Dogg Attend Xbox One Launch

Snoop Dogg, Wiz Khalifa, and The Game

Hip-hop’s biggest stars came together at the launch of Xbox One at Milk Studios in Hollywood on Thursday night. The Game, Wiz Khalifa, and Snoop Dogg kicked backed and lit up as they played games on Microsoft’s new console.

“3 of a kind……… Me @snoopdogg & @mistercap blazin’ at the party…… Don’t trip… This is California & we all got our weed cards… #XBOX #Microsoft,” tweeted Game.

All three are working on new projects. Wiz Khalifa has tapped Miley Cyrus and Adele for Blacc Hollywood, while Snoop’s funk album 7 Days of Funk arrives Dec. 10. Following his signing to Cash Money, Game is working on the follow-up to 2012′s Jesus Piece.

To commemorate the 20th anniversary of his iconic album Doggystyle, Snoop has put together a mixtape of all the samples used to make the album along with his commentary. Stream it below.

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Nov
5
Video: 7 Days of Funk (Snoopzilla x Dam-Funk) – ‘Faden Away’

Snoopzilla

Snoop Dogg, or Snoopzilla as he’s known these days, brings the funk and some nostalgia in the retro video for “Faden Away,” the first single from his funk group 7 Days of Funk. He rocks the mic and a Jheri curl, while Dam-Funk plays the keytar at a Los Angeles underground party in the Henry DeMaio-directed clip.

“Faden Away” will appear on the group’s self-titled album, due Dec. 10 via Stones Throw Records.

Watch the vintage video and check out the tracklisting below.

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