Snoop Dogg News

  • Snoop Dogg & Dam-Funk Reveal "7 Days Of Funk" Cover & Tracklist
    Snoop Dogg & Dam-Funk Reveal "7 Days Of Funk" Cover & Tracklist
    Nov 6, 2013 at 05:20 PM
    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. The collaborative effort hits iTunes December 10th, and will feature guest appearances from regular collaborators such as Kurupt and Tha Dogg Pound, as well as funk legend, Steve Arrington View the full tracklist below, and the very funky official artwork in the gallery above.
  • Contest: Win Tickets to Snoop's Snoopadelic Halloween
    Contest: Win Tickets to Snoop's Snoopadelic Halloween
    Oct 29, 2013 at 06:05 PM
    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:
  • Snoop Dogg Explains His Name Change & Talks BET Cyphers
    Snoop Dogg Explains His Name Change & Talks BET Cyphers
    Oct 28, 2013 at 11:00 AM
    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. His latest foray into the genre of funk with producer Dam-Funk incited his name change (once more) from Snoop Dogg to Snoop Lion to now, Snoopzilla.
  • Snoop Dogg Changes Name To "Snoopzilla" For New Funk Album
    Snoop Dogg Changes Name To "Snoopzilla" For New Funk Album
    Oct 17, 2013 at 11:00 PM
     What the funk? Snoop Dogg has decided to go by the name Snoopzilla for his upcoming album. The West coast rapper is currently working on a new project with musician Dam-Funk called 7 Days of Funk. Snoop says he has re-branded himself as Snoopzilla for the album, which was inspired by Funkadelic maestro Bootsy Collins who sometimes used the nickname Bootzilla.
  • 20 Of The Best Graffiti References In Hip-Hop
    20 Of The Best Graffiti References In Hip-Hop
    Oct 10, 2013 at 11:00 PM
    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. Films such as Charlie Ahearn's Wild Style and Stan Lathan's Beat Street helped define this vivid form of expression in the 80s, and it's since grown into an international phenomenon. You'll find graffiti art in most corners of the globe at this point. 
  • HNHH Does BET Green Carpet With Snoop Dogg, Eve, Ace Hood, Stalley & More (Part 2)
    HNHH Does BET Green Carpet With Snoop Dogg, Eve, Ace Hood, Stalley & More (Part 2)
    Oct 3, 2013 at 05:14 PM
    HNHH attended the BET Hip Hop Awards this Sunday, and our own Kim Johansson hit the Green Carpet to interview some of the artists. She spoke with Snoop Dogg, Eve, Stalley, Ace Hood, Lola Monroe, Rico Love, Ed Lover, Tiara Thomas, Netta Brielle, Adiz Bambi, DJ Scream and Keshia Chante, sticking with a fashion theme throughout.  Peep footage of Kim's field work above, as well as images from the Green Carpet in the gallery. 
  • HNHH Does BET Green Carpet With Snoop Dogg, Nelly, Yo Gotti, Bone Thugs & More (Part 1)
    HNHH Does BET Green Carpet With Snoop Dogg, Nelly, Yo Gotti, Bone Thugs & More (Part 1)
    Oct 2, 2013 at 09:32 AM
    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! Watch Broady chop it down with the celebs and artists below, and check out an extensive gallery of what went down at the awards in the gallery above!  
  • Stream Snoop Dogg's Collaborative Album With His Sons "Royal Fam"
    Stream Snoop Dogg's Collaborative Album With His Sons "Royal Fam"
    Sep 27, 2013 at 01:59 PM
    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. The album, titled Royal Fam, features original songs and covers with all three family members aka Tha Broadus Boyz. An album stream has been made available, give it a listen below, and if you are so inclined purchase it here.
  • West Coast Producer Battlecat Hospitalized After Suffering Heart Attack
    West Coast Producer Battlecat Hospitalized After Suffering Heart Attack
    Jul 27, 2013 at 04:05 PM
    LA producer Battlecat has worked with the likes of Snoop Dogg, Xzibit, and The Game. He is a veteran of the west coast hip hop movement, and thus it is a shock to hear that he reportedly suffered a heart attack last night. Details are still scarce, but a source close to the beatmaker (who has asked to remain anonymous) claims that Battlecat's health has stabilized since his admission to the hospital. More details to come as they arrive.
  • Snoop Lion Releasing "Dog For Dog" Brand Dog Food
    Snoop Lion Releasing "Dog For Dog" Brand Dog Food
    Jul 21, 2013 at 06:18 PM
    Snoop Lion has been active with helping his community with various ventures, and since his trip to Jamaica which lead to a name change and a more positive outlook on life, he has been looking even more to contribute to charitable events.  Now he is going to release a dog food that will help dogs who are in shelters. 
  • The Tallest Rappers On Earth
    The Tallest Rappers On Earth
    Jun 10, 2013 at 04:12 PM
    "Progress can only come from those rare giants among men, each giant calling to his brother through the desolate intervals of time." -Nietzsche, 'Philosophy in the Tragic Age of the Greeks'  In a game dominated by rappers of average height, there are those who tower over the rest and captivate rooms with their presence alone. Read on for a breakdown of emcees who could have been ballers. We realize lists like this have already been out, but we decided to get a bit more in depth with it. 
  • Snoop Dogg To Make Cameos On "One Life To Live" Soap Opera
    Snoop Dogg To Make Cameos On "One Life To Live" Soap Opera
    May 23, 2013 at 08:08 PM
    Like RiFF RAFF before him, it seems Snoop Dogg will be appearing on the Emmy award-winning television soap opera "One Life To Live."
  • Snoop Dogg Pays Off $546,000 Tax Lien
    Snoop Dogg Pays Off $546,000 Tax Lien
    May 12, 2013 at 06:15 AM
    As reported by the unquestionable TMZ, Snoop Dogg has apparently paid off an outstanding tax bill of exactly $546,270.29.  The IRS hit Snoop with the lien in February, claiming he owed back taxes from 2009 and 2011. That's all for now, folks. Enjoy your Sunday.  And don't forget to pay your taxes. 
  • Snoop Dogg Talks On His Pimping Past
    Snoop Dogg Talks On His Pimping Past
    May 8, 2013 at 03:36 PM
    Snoop Dogg has often referenced pimps, dressed up as though he was a pimp, and called himself a pimp back in 2003...but who knew the rapper actually was a pimp at one point in his life? Well, it turns out he was. The rapper revealed the news, which may or may not come as a surprise, to RollingStone.
  • Snoop Dogg Defends Rick Ross' Freedom Of Speech
    Snoop Dogg Defends Rick Ross' Freedom Of Speech
    Apr 26, 2013 at 12:31 PM
    Snoop Dogg has had a long career full of both endorsements and controversies.
  • Projections For First Week Sales Of Snoop Dogg's "Reincarnated" & Will.i.am's "#willpower"
    Projections For First Week Sales Of Snoop Dogg's "Reincarnated" & Will.i.am's "#willpower"
    Apr 24, 2013 at 04:57 PM
    Snoop Dogg and Will.i.am's respective albums were released this past week, and both the OG rapper and mainstream artist are not looking like they'll be selling vast amounts in their first week.
  • Kurupt Announces Dogg Pound & Bone Thugs-N-Harmony Collaborative Album
    Kurupt Announces Dogg Pound & Bone Thugs-N-Harmony Collaborative Album
    Apr 24, 2013 at 02:42 PM
    Kurupt was recently in the headlines when he recalled a battle he and Snoop had back in his Death Row days.
  • Snoop Dogg Talks On Reggae Move, "High School" Movie Sequel With Wiz Khalifa & 4/20 Mansion Party
    Snoop Dogg Talks On Reggae Move, "High School" Movie Sequel With Wiz Khalifa & 4/20 Mansion Party
    Apr 24, 2013 at 01:22 PM
    The final product of Snoop Dogg's venture into reggae, Reincarnated, was released yesterday. The rapper has been in full-on reggae mode for a while now, after his trip to Jamaica spiritualized him.
  • Snoop Dogg's 4/20 Party Gets Shut Down By Cops
    Snoop Dogg's 4/20 Party Gets Shut Down By Cops
    Apr 20, 2013 at 07:19 PM
    If anyone would plan day-long festivities for a weed-smoking holiday, it would be Snoop Dogg. However, the party planned by the rapper seemed to be too much for his neighbors to handle, as his 4/20 party was shut down by the cops earlier today, before it even really got started.
  • Stream Snoop Dogg's "Reincarnated" In Its Entirety
    Stream Snoop Dogg's "Reincarnated" In Its Entirety
    Apr 16, 2013 at 02:19 PM
    Snoop Lion has offered his upcoming album Reincarnated as a free stream. Listen to all 16 tracks in their entirety now! View the full tracklist below, and listen to the full album in the Youtube stream courtesy of Noisey.
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