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When you’ve been around as long as Snoop Dogg you’re bound to go through some changes as an artist. When Snoop first arrived he was a gangster rapper who smoked a lot of weed, and now, he just smokes a lot of weed. Now known formally as Snoop Lion, the Rastafari, for his new single La La La the Lion traveles to Jamaica for a recording session that produced a beat from Diplo and Major Lazer that bears all the hallmarks of the island’s distinct sound. On the mic a heavily accented Snoop gets his sing on, letting loose a slowly flowing message of positivity that should have people deeply curious about how his upcoming album, The Reincarnation, will sound. We’ll just have to wait and see, but in the meantime feel free to press play and light one up alongside the Snoop Lion.
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Written by Nathan S. on 11/1/12
How many veteran emcees with a background in West Coast gangsta rap would be taken seriously if they chose to release a reggae album 20 years into their career? The answer is one: Snoop Dogg Lion. The Long Beach native has...
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