American rapper Snoop Dogg has gained a massive fanbase in his decades-long career. The credit for the same goes to his rapping career and the kind of person Snoop is. The ‘Bad Decisions‘ singer is known and loved for his savage punchlines and his relationship with cannabis. Snoop’s Twitter account is also filled with tweets concomitant to the same. Snoop became popular with 1992’s record-breaking Dr. Dre album whose sales reached 35 million worldwide.
He went on to bag several music awards along with 17 Grammy nominations. Despite all his achievements, there is always a weird reaction whenever someone hears the name ‘Snoop Dogg’. Although this name has become a mark in itself now, have you ever wondered why someone would name their child Snoop? What actually is Snoop’s real name? Let us know!
Snoop Dogg’s Real Name
Cordozar Calvin Broadus Jr. is the true name of the rapper known as Snoop Dogg. He was born on October 20, 1971, in the city of Long Ocean in the state of California, United States. He rose to prominence in the 1990s, becoming one of, if not the most prominent figure in gangsta rap at the time. For many, he embodied the spirit of West Coast hip-hop culture. He is known as “Biggie Smalls.” The one-of-a-kind “drone” lines that Snoop Dogg is known for were inspired by his early run-ins with the police.
After finishing secondary school, Snoop spent a significant amount of time in and out of jail before finally pursuing a goal that he had had since childhood in hip-hop. In the end, he gained the attention of the well-known rapper Dr. Dre, who included him on the track ‘Profound Cover‘ as well as on his seminal album ‘The Constant‘. Snoop’s prominent vocals on the popular singles ‘Dre Day‘ and ‘Nuthin’ Yet a ‘G’ Thang‘ ensured his rapid rise and propeled Snoop to stardom. ‘Doggystyle‘ (1993), his very own collection, became the first introduction record to join the Bulletin 200 outline at number one.
Snoop Dogg Controversies
Before he became famous, Snoop Dogg was already involved in a number of controversial situations. In the year 1989, he was arrested by the police for carrying illegal substances, notably cocaine. Subsequently, he was sentenced to time in jail for his crime. In the year 1990, he was arrested once more for possessing as well as selling illegal substances.
In addition to this, the most recent scandal surrounding him is a claim made by a lady in February 2022 that Snoop Dogg sexually attacked her in 2013. According to her, the incident happened at a concert in the state of California. This claim was made in February 2022.
Snoop, on the other hand, has refuted all of these charges. In 2005, he was also accused of being a sexual offender in a case that was brought against him.
Snoop’s Family Portrait
Snoop Dogg collaborated with Skims, which is run by American media TV personality Kim Kardashian. Skims is a brand that produces athleisure and nightwear. The skims holiday campaign features Snoop Dogg along with his whole family of three children and five grandchildren. Snoop stated that how happy he was to be featured in a brand with his whole family.
He said, “I consider myself extremely fortunate that members of my family spanning three generations were able to participate in the SKIMS Holiday campaign together. This is the first time that all of us have been featured in a campaign at the same time, and we all loved the extremely soft and comfortable outfits. This year, the Broadus family will undoubtedly be decked out in coordinating SKIMS for the holiday season.”