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QBREES9 07-31-2012 09:51 PM

Snoop Dogg becomes Snoop Lion, readies reggae CD
NEW YORK (AP) Snoop Dogg wants you to know that he's tired of hip-hop, is Bob Marley reincarnated and is embracing reggae instead of the culture of guns he once rapped about.
Also, he's got a new name: Snoop Lion.
The artist said at a news conference Monday in New York that he was "born again" during a visit to Jamaica in February and is ready to make music that his "kids and grandparents can listen to."
The former gangster rapper is releasing a reggae album called "Reincarnated" in the fall. He said that in Jamaica, he connected with Bob Marley's spirit and is now "Bob Marley reincarnated."
Bob Marley's son Rohan attended the conference and gave Snoop his blessing.
"I feel like I've always been Rastafarian," Snoop said of the spiritual Jamaican movement. While there, he said, he visited a temple, was renamed Snoop Lion and was also given the Ethiopian name Berhane, meaning "light of the world."

Snoop Dogg becomes Snoop Lion, readies reggae CD - Yahoo! Music

Mardigras9 08-01-2012 09:47 AM

Sounds like Snoop has finally met his match with Jamaican weed. And he thought the Chronic was the shizit, LOL.

QBREES9 08-01-2012 12:21 PM

I was thinking the same thing.

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