Snoop Dogg News

 
  • Cover of 9 Vintage Hip-Hop Inspired Ads
    There is sometimes a fine line between hip hop and advertising, with rappers constantly namechecking their favorite brands, or even promoting their own. A french art director by the name of David Redon may have seen this connection when he began work on a project called "Ads Libitum", which reimagines rap songs as
  • Cover of Snoop Dogg In The Studio With Pharrell & Stevie Wonder
    Snoop Dogg has been pretty active in a variety of his pseudonyms over the last year. He released his reggae album as Snoop Lion, his funk album as Snoopzilla, and some rap tapes as Snoop Dogg. Now it appears we'll be getting a studio album from the Dogg himself, and he's got some high profile guests involved.
  • Cover of Snoop Dogg's Uncle June Bug Passed Away
    If you followed Snoop's live performances, then you might recall Snoop Lion's uncle, June Bug who became a fixture in Snoop's live shows, often dancing to entertain the crowd. We are sorry to report that Snoop's uncle passed away earlier this morning after battling with colon cancer. 
  • Cover of Stalking SXSW: Instagram Photo Recap (Part 2)
    South By Southwest continues in Austin, Texas today, we've once again rounded up some of the best flicks depicting the what went down around Austin in the past few days. SXSW actually kicked off on March 7th, and lots has happened during the past week that warrants a look or two.
  • Cover of Stalking SXSW: Instagram Photo Recap (Part 1)
    There's a ton of reasons why you may have missed out on SXSW this year, but don't worry, we got you covered! We're bringing all the best of SXSW's hip-hop Instagram posts together for your viewing pleasure. Just cool pics, rappers with fans and even a glimpse at some of the performances.
  • Cover of Rick Ross Reveals Snoop Dogg As An Inspiration For "Mastermind," Talks Working With Kanye West
    Rick Ross swung by CRWN and conducted a lengthy conversation with the host, Elliot Wilson, their topics ranging from Mastermind to Kanye, and we learned a great deal about the Rozay and his music.
  • Cover of Samples Of The Week: March 6
    When hip-hop began, samples were all that DJs and producers had to construct instrumental tracks with. They'd dig through crates of vinyl trying to find isolated drum breaks, melodies or vocals that they could repurpose for use in hip-hop music.
  • Cover of Roots Picnic 2014 Announce Snoop Dogg, Jhene Aiko, Action Bronson & More To Perform
    The annual Roots Picnic is going down this year at the Festival Pier at Penn’s Landing in Philadelphia on Saturday, May 31. The seventh annual event has announced the performers lined up today. Of course the Roots will be headlining, alongside Snoopp Dogg.
  • Cover of Snoop Dogg's Smoke-Filled Hotel Room Alerts Firefighters
    It is an occupational hazard for a hotel when housing a smoke-friendly, marijuana enthusiast like Snoop Dogg, that the rooms may be adorned with smoke.
  • Cover of YG & Snoop Dogg Donate $10,000 To Underprivileged Kids In L.A.
    YG's profile is on the rise. Between the massive radio hit, "My Nigga," a Drake co-sign, and his affiliation with one of the hottest producers in the game, it looks like his major label debut, My Krazy Life will be a big moment for the Bompton rapper.
  • Cover of Classic Rotation: Dr. Dre's The Chronic
    The importance of an album can be measured in several ways. Some are deemed iconic because of sale figures, others by the creativity and artistic integrity of the work, others still by their cultural influence. Although it's very rare for an album to nail all of these criteria, Dr.
  • Cover of Full Stream For Snoop Dogg & Dam-Funk's "7 Days Of Funk"
    The newly-named Snoopzilla connected with funk producer Dam-Funk for the joint effort 7 Days Of Funk. The album isn't dropping until December 10th, but today NPR has offered a full stream of it. Check out the project below, and head here to pre-order it.
  • Cover of 5 Rappers Who Should Have Their Own Sneaker Line
    It's official. Kanye has left Nike to team up with Adidas and their Y-3 line. In case you were living under a rock for the past 24 hours, Kanye left Nike because he was not receiving any loyalties.
  • Cover of Snoop Dogg Addresses Death Row Records & Top Dawg Entertainment Comparisons
    In a recent interview with VIBE, Snoop Dogg responded to Anthony "Top Dawg" Tiffith's comparison of Death Row Records and Top Dawg Entertainment, dismissing it but acknowledging the former's influence on the latter.
  • Cover of Kendrick Lamar On Snoop Dogg's Debut: "There Wouldn’t Be A Kendrick Without 'Doggystyle'"
    Kendrick Lamar may have compared himself to the King of New York on his "Control" verse, but he's a West Coast rapper through and through.
  • Cover of Snoop Dogg Has Never Listened To "Doggystyle"
    Snoop Dogg's classic debut album, Doggystyle celebrates its 20th anniversary today, and while this date will be an invitation to many to revisit the project, Snoop himself will likely not be among them-- considering he's never once listened to it through!
  • Cover of Classic Rotation: Snoop Dogg's "Doggystyle" 20 Years Later
    In 1993 West coast Hip Hop was at the top of its game. Suge Knight, The D.O.C, and Dr. Dre had formed the now infamous record label Death Row Records.
  • Cover of Snoop Dogg & Dam-Funk Reveal "7 Days Of Funk" Cover & Tracklist
    Snoop Dogg, or Snoopzilla (as he goes by for his new Bootsy Collins-channeling project with Dam-Funk), has announced the details for his upcoming album, 7 Days Of Funk.
  • Cover of Contest: Win Tickets to Snoop's Snoopadelic Halloween
    HotNewHipHop has partnered up with IMP Entertainment and are giving away 2 pairs of tickets to the Snoopadelic Halloween Experience hosted by Snoop Dogg this Thursday, October 31st, at Boulevard3 in Hollywood - Los Angeles, CA. CONTEST RULES:
  • Cover of Snoop Dogg Explains His Name Change & Talks BET Cyphers
    Snoop Dogg stays a busy man, from hosting the BET Hip-Hop Awards, to working on new music, to hosting his own YouTube segment GGN News, the rapper/reggae artist/funk artist doesn't stop.
  • Cover of Snoop Dogg Changes Name To "Snoopzilla" For New Funk Album
     What the funk? Snoop Dogg has decided to go by the name Snoopzilla for his upcoming album.
  • Cover of 20 Of The Best Graffiti References In Hip-Hop
    Along with emceeing, DJing and breakdancing, graffiti is one of the four fundamental elements of hip-hop, and it's been an integral part of the culture since the beginning.
  • Cover of HNHH Does BET Green Carpet With Snoop Dogg, Eve, Ace Hood, Stalley & More (Part 2)
    HNHH attended the BET Hip Hop Awards this Sunday, and our own Kim Johansson hit the Green Carpet to interview some of the artists.
  • Cover of HNHH Does BET Green Carpet With Snoop Dogg, Nelly, Yo Gotti, Bone Thugs & More (Part 1)
    HNHH hit up the BET Hip Hop Awards this Sunday, and we got our very own Broady The Joker to tear up the Green Carpet for some interviews. We talked to Nelly about his new album, asked Snoop about getting into stand-up, as well as hanging out with Cash Out, Tiara Thomas, Yo Gotti, August Alsina, Lola Monroe and more!
  • Cover of Stream Snoop Dogg's Collaborative Album With His Sons "Royal Fam"
    Well this came out of the blue. Apparently Snoop Dogg/Lion was hard at work with his two sons, Spanky Danky (Corde Calvin Broadus) & Dirty D (Cordell Broadus), on a collaborative family album.
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