It wasn't until the latter half of the '90s, when he changed labels from Death Row to No Limit, that Snoop Doggy Dogg shortened his name to "Snoop Dogg." Snoop was something of a phenomenon when he arrived on the scene in '92, an ultra laidback, weed-toking Crip steeped in the traditions of George Clinton, a perfect foil for the hardened delivery and slick production of G-funk shaman Dr. Dre.

From his early collabs with Dr. Dre to his timeless 1993 debut album Doggystyle to his widely panned 1996 sophomore album Tha Doggfather, revisit the work of the one they called Snoop Doggy Dogg.