October 20, 1972 in Long Beach
Signal Hill, CA, United States
Snoop Dogg reggae side-project
Calvin Cordozar Broadus, Jr. (born October 20, 1971) professionally known as Snoop Doggy Dogg, Snoop Dogg, and later: Snoop Lion, is an American rapper, singer-songwriter and actor. Snoop has sold over 30 million albums worldwide. His music career began in 1992 when he was discovered by Dr. Dre. He collaborated on Dre's solo debut The Chronic (1992), and on the theme song to the feature film Deep Cover. Snoop's debut album, Doggystyle, was released in 1993 under Death Row Records, debuting at No. 1 on both the Billboard 200 and Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs charts.
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