Calvin Cordozar Broadus, Jr., known by his stage names Snoop Doggy Dogg, Snoop Dogg, and more recently Snoop Lion,
is an American rapper, singer-songwriter, and actor.
His music career began in 1992 when he was discovered by Dr. Dre. He collaborated on Dre's solo debut
The Chronic, and on the theme song to the feature film Deep Cover.
Snoop has sold over 30 million albums worldwide.
Calvin Cordozar Broadus, Jr.
Also known as
Snoop Doggy Dogg, Snoop Lion, DJ Snoopadelic, Snoopzilla
October 20, 1971 ( age
Long Beach, California, U.S.
Eastside, Long Beach, California, U.S.
Shantay Taylor (married on June 12th, 1997)
Vernell Varnado (singer, postal worker)
Bootsy Collins, legendary funk bassist and member of Parliament-Funkadelic.
Hip hop, g-funk, reggae, gangsta rap
Rapper, singer-songwriter, actor
He was nicknamed Snoopy by his mom when he was a kid. He later added on to
the Charlie Brown inspiration by adding "Doggy Dogg" when beginning
his rap career through Death Row Records
Tha Dogg Pound
Snoop Dogg Awards
MTV Movie Awards: Best Cameo, TRAINING DAY (2002)
Won 2 AVN [Adult Video News] awards for Best Music soundtrack & Top Selling Tape for the X-rated film, Snoop Dogg's Doggystyle (2001) (V).
Snoop Dogg Quotes
On Eminem's song "Kim": "Every Dude thinks about killing his wife. He was just crazy enough to write it all down"
“So what if I'm smokin' weed onstage and doing what I gotta do? It's not me shooting nobody, stabbing nobody, killing nobody. It's a peaceful gesture and they have to respect that and appreciate that.”
On his great friendship with Dr. Dre: "I think me and Dre are gonna be like
Walter Matthau and Jack Lemmon. When we get really old, I'll probably be having grey braids."
"I tell the truth. And I know what I'm talking about. That's why I'm a threat."
Talking about Tupac Shakur: "Sometimes, if you're lucky, someone comes into your life who'll take up a place in your heart that no one else can fill, someone who's tighter than a twin, more with you than your own shadow, who gets deeper under your skin than your own blood and bones"
When I'm not longer rapping, I want to open up an ice cream parlor and call myself Scoop Dogg.
“If the ride is more fly, then you must buy.”
“I keep hearing about mutha f***ing Harry Potter. Who is this mutha****er?”
“Each kid that plays on the team has to have a C average, which is a 2.0 GPA, to play,”
“This money right here is going to the youth football league because a lot of kids in the inner city will appreciate that. Make some noise for the kids, man,”
“It's a beautiful feeling to be appreciated and come out and give the troops something to smile about and something to dance to, ... I'm down to do it again whenever, however, forever, all the time.”
“We want people who hate to lose, like myself. Now marinate on that.”