Snoop Dogg is the professional name of an American rapper, media personality and actor. He has been known as “Snoop Doggy Dogg” and “Snoop Lion”. He gained popularity in the 1990s and has remained in the public eye since.
Born Calvin Cordozar Broadus Jr. on October 20, 1971. He was nicknamed “Snoopy” due to his likeness of the cartoon character from Peanuts. He started rapping in sixth grade, in high school, he formed a rap group called 213.
Dr. Dre was impressed by Snoop’s rapping skills and worked with Snoop on his album The Chronic. By 1993, he released his first album Doggystyle. In 1993, he was charged for the shooting of Philip Woldermariam, however he was acquitted.
Snoop’s success continued with hit albums, he ventured into other projects like acting Bones, Mac and Devin Go to High School and Training Day.
Snoop has been married to his wife Shante since 1997. He has three sons and a daughter and in 2015, he became a grandfather.
Is Snoop Dogg Still Alive or Dead?
Snoop Dogg is alive and well. In 2022, he performed at the Super Bowl LVI with Dr. Dre, Eminem, Mary J. Blige, and Kendrick Lamar.