Snoop Dogg, who was born as Calvin Cordozar Broadus Jr, is undoubtedly one of the world’s most influential and famous rappers in the world and has not only sold tens of millions of record sales worldwide and has the most Grammy nominations off any music artist to date (17), but also enjoyed a successful career in movies and TV.
Snoop Dogg’s career really took off in 1992, after he featured on Dr.Dre’s debut solo single, “The Deep Cover” and then on Dr.Dre’s debut solo album, The Chronic. Snoop Dogg then went onto release his debut solo album, Doggystyle on Death Row Records in November 1993 which was met with international acclaim, at number one in the Billboard 200 chart and was certified quadruple-platinum in 1994 and includes hit singles including “What’s My Name?” and “Gin & Juice”.
Following the immense success of his first album, Snoop Dogg has released a wealth of hugely successful albums and singles through the noughties including "Drop It Like It’s Hot" which spent a long time on the international charts. More recently, Snoop Dogg released his 15th studio album Neva Left and a gospel album titled Bible of Love in March 2018. Snoop Dogg has also branched out to TV and movies, releasing his esteemed Doggumentary in 2011 and appearing on movies such as Training Day, Starsky & Hutch and The Wash.
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