Snoop Dogg changes name to Snoop Lion, says he is Bob Marley reincarnated
"I didn't just want to come here and say I made a record in Jamaica and grew some dreadlocks," insists rapper Snoop Dogg in the trailer for Reincarnated, announced today as an official selection of this year's Toronto
Snoop Lion, the US rapper formerly known as Snoop Dogg, has been banned from entering Norway for two years after he was busted carrying drugs last month. The rap star, whose real name is Calvin Broadus, was slapped with a 52000 kroner ($8600) fine
Snoop (née Calvin Broadus) and Diplo (Thomas Wesley Pentz — Wes to his friends) have collaborated on a bold move for the former. Broadus has, for the time being, dropped the Dogg act and upgraded to Snoop Lion. The change is a result of his time in
Along the way, he says, he shed the name and persona of Snoop Dogg and was rechristened Snoop Lion by Rastafarian priests. “I have always said I was Bob Marley reincarnated,” Snoop told a crowd of reporters at a news conference at Miss Lily's,
After a revelatory experience in Jamaica, Snoop Dogg has decided to change his artist name to Snoop Lion.