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Snoop Dogg

Rapper Snoop Dogg
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Full Name: Calvin Cordozar Broadus, Jr.
Profession: Rapper

United States of America

Biography: After being discovered by Dr. Dre in 1992, he rose to a fame as a rapper and has sold over 30 million albums worldwide.

Born: October 20, 1971
Birthplace: Long Beach, California, USA
Age: 50 years old

Generation: Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Libra

Married Life

  • 1997-06-12 Rapper and actor Snoop Dogg (25) weds high school sweetheart Shante Taylor at The Ritz Carlton Hotel in Marina Del Rey, California

Historical Events

  • 1993-11-23 "Doggystyle" debut album by Snoop Doggy Dogg is released (Billboard Album of the Year 1994)
  • 2010-06-23 Glastonbury Festival in Pilton, England opens: Gorillaz, Muse, and Stevie Wonder headline; other performers include Vampire Weekend, Snoop Dogg; Shakira, Willie Nelson, Ray Davies and The Pet Shop Boys
  • 2012-04-15 Hologram of late rapper Tupac features on stage with Snoop Dogg and Dr. Dre at Coachella music festival
  • 2022-02-13 Super Bowl LVI halftime show features Hip Hop legends Dr. Dre, Snoop Dogg, Kendrick Lamar and Mary J. Blige, Eminem and 50 Cent

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