Who is Snoop Dogg?
A: Calvin Cordozar Broadus Jr., known professionally as Snoop Dogg, is an American rapper.
His fame dates back to 1992 when he featured on Dr.
A: His debut solo single, "Deep Cover", and then on Dre's debut solo album, The Chronic.
Broadus has since sold over 23 million albums in the
United States and how many albums worldwide?
A: 35 million.
His accolades include what?
A: An American Music Award, a Primetime Emmy Award, and 17 nominations at the Grammy Awards.
Broadus's debut solo album, Doggystyle, produced by Dr.
Dre, was released by whom?
A: Death Row Records in November 1993
It debuted at number one on what popular albums chart?
A: The Billboard 200, and on Billboard's Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums chart.
Selling 800,000 copies in its first week, Doggystyle
was certified what in 1994?
A: Quadruple-platinum and featured the singles "What's My Name?" and "Gin and Juice".
In 1994, Death Row Records released a soundtrack, by
Broadus, for what short film?
A: Murder Was the Case, starring Snoop.
In 1996, his second album, Tha Doggfather, also debuted
at number one on both charts, with what as the lead single?
A: "Snoop's Upside Ya Head".
The next year, the album was certified what?
A: Double platinum.
After leaving Death Row Records in January 1998,
Broadus signed with who?
A: No Limit Records.
Death Row Records then released what three Snoop
A: Da Game Is to Be Sold, Not to Be Told (1998), No Limit Top Dogg (1999), and Tha Last Meal (2000).
In 2002, he signed with Priority/Capitol/EMI Records,
A: Paid tha Cost to Be da Boss.
In 2004, he signed to Geffen Records, releasing what
A: R&G (Rhythm & Gangsta): The Masterpiece, then Tha Blue Carpet Treatment, and Ego Trippin'.
Priority Records released his album Malice 'n
Wonderland during what year?
A: 2009, followed by Doggumentary during 2011.
Snoop Dogg has starred in motion pictures and hosted
A: Television shows, including Doggy Fizzle Televizzle, Snoop Dogg's Father Hood, and Dogg After Dark.
He also coaches what?
A: A youth football league and high-school football team.
In September 2009, EMI hired him as what?
A: The chairman of a reactivated Priority Records.
In 2012, after a trip to Jamaica, Broadus announced
A: A conversion to Rastafari and a new alias, Snoop Lion.
As Snoop Lion he released what?
A: A reggae album, Reincarnated.
His 13th studio album, Bush, was released when?
A: In May 2015 and marked a return of the Snoop Dogg name.
What was his 14th solo studio album?
A: Coolaid and it was released in July 2016.
In March 2016, the night before WrestleMania 32 in
Arlington, Texas, he was inducted into what?
A: The celebrity wing of the WWE Hall of Fame.
He had made several appearances for the company,
including as master of ceremonies during what?
A: A match at WrestleMania XXIV.
What did Snoop announce in 2018?
A: That he was "a born-again Christian" and released his first gospel album Bible of Love.
On November 19, 2018, Snoop Dogg was given what?
A: A star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.
When did he release his seventeenth solo album, I Wanna
A: In 2019.
In 2022, Snoop Dogg acquired what?
A: Death Row Records from MNRK Music Group (formerly known as eOne Music), and released his 19th studio album, BODR.