Snoop Dog is now Snoop "Lion"

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  1. Gomez

    Gomez Well-Known Member

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    :facepalm:

    NEW YORK (AP) — Snoop Dogg wants you to know that he's tired of hip-hop, is Bob Marley reincarnated and is embracing reggae instead of the culture of guns he once rapped about.
    Also, he's got a new name: Snoop Lion.
    The artist said at a news conference Monday in New York that he was "born again" during a visit to Jamaica in February and is ready to make music that his "kids and grandparents can listen to."
    The former gangster rapper is releasing a reggae album called "Reincarnated" in the fall. He said that in Jamaica, he connected with Bob Marley's spirit and is now "Bob Marley reincarnated."
    Bob Marley's son Rohan attended the conference and gave Snoop his blessing.
    "I feel like I've always been Rastafarian," Snoop said of the spiritual Jamaican movement. While there, he said, he visited a temple, was renamed Snoop Lion and was also given the Ethiopian name Berhane, meaning "light of the world."
    Snoop didn't explain why he was switching from "Dogg" to "Lion," but it's likely a reference to the Lion of Judah, a religious symbol popular in Rastafarian and Ethiopian culture.
     
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  3. Gomez

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    apparently he's Bob Marley reincarnated :dontknow:
     
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    pretty soon he'll be Snoop Who?
     
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    That shit was on the news in Canada
     
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    Snoop Lyin'
     
  7. Gomez

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    I don't read French, brother.
     
  8. Gomez

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    Snoop Good Fuckin Weed
     
  9. Avery

    Avery Well-Known Member Banned User

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    He has the not eating part of Ethiopian culture down. Not sure what else there is to it though...

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  10. BrulesRules

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    that's what happens when you havne't put out a decent rap song in over 10 years..need to buy that weed somehow!
     
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    I just looked at his discography. I've never seen someone live off of one album the way he has. Everything after Doggystyle is complete garbage.
     
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    Yep ever since he left Death Row Records. He has one good song that was produced by Pharrell "Beautiful" and that's it.
     
  13. Shivvy

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    I saw his new name and song on allhiphop the other day. I thought it was a 1 time thing
     
  14. Avery

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    Don't forget "Drop it like it's Hot" :dancin:

    but that's pretty much it.
     
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    oh yeah forgot about that one, also produced by Pharrell :)
     
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    rap is almost over :(
     
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    so is rock 'n roll :sad:
     
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    ive turned to punk
     
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    That's the skinniest lion I've ever seen!