Snoop Dogg is an American rapper, singer, songwriter, producer, media personality, entrepreneur, and actor. He is known for having his hits and features with notable artists such as Wiz Khalifa, 50 Cent, Bruno Mars and Pharrell Williams. He has sold over 23 million albums in the United States and 35 million albums worldwide.
Snoop’s debut album, Doggystyle, produced by Dr. Dre, was released in 1993 by Death Row Records. Bolstered by excitement driven by Snoop’s featuring on The Chronic, the album debuted at number one on both the Billboard 200 and Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums charts. Selling almost a million copies in the first week of its release, Doggystyle became certified quadruple platinum in 1994 and spawned several hit singles, including “What’s My Name?” and “Gin & Juice”. His second album, Tha Doggfather (1996), also debuted at number one on both charts, with “Snoop’s Upside Ya Head” as the lead single. The album was certified double platinum in 1997.
Snoop Dogg has gone under a few new changes throughout his career. He has been known as Snoop Lion during a reggae era of his career. As Snoop Lion he released a reggae album, Reincarnated, and a documentary film of the same name, about his Jamaican experience, in early 2013. Now he goes under DJ Snoopadelic who performs at concert venues and nightclubs throughout the world.
You can see this West Coast Legend perform his long list of hits at Drai’s in Las Vegas. You can check out a list of upcoming Drai’s Las Vegas events here.
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Without further ado, Snoop Dogg’s top 5 tracks of all time:
5. Snoop Dogg – Ain’t No Fun ft. Nate Dogg, Warren G, Kurupt
4. Snoop Dogg – Who Am I (What’s My Name)?
3. Snoop Dogg – Beautiful ft. Pharrell Williams
2. Snoop Dogg – Drop It Like It’s Hot – Pharrell Williams
1. Snoop Dogg – Gin And Juice
BONUS: Snoop Dogg – 2 Of Amerikaz Most Wanted ft. Tupac