11 Things You Need To Know About Snoop Dogg

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#1- Snoop Dogg was born on 20 October,  1971, in California, U.S. His real name is Calvin Cordozar Broadus Jr.

#2- In childhood, his parents nicknamed him Snoopy because of his close resemblance to Snoopy. Later, his name evolved to Snoop Dogg.

#3- His other nicknames are Snoop Doggy Dogg, Snoop Lion, Bigg Snoop Dogg, Dogg Father, Snoop Rock, DJ Snoopadelic, Snoopzilla, & FaZe Snoop.

#4- Snoop began singing & playing piano at a young age at the Golgotha Trinity Baptist Church. He started rapping in 6th grade.

#5- During his childhood, Snoop used to sell candies and deliver newspapers to help his family fulfil their daily needs.

#6- During his teenage years, he was involved in various gang activities & also  became a member of the Rollin' 20s Crips gang in Long Beach, California.

#7- Snoop Dogg is also one of the most intelligent rappers in the music industry; as per reports, he has an IQ level of 147.

#8- On 23 November, 1993, Snoop Dogg released his first studio album, "Doggystyle," which debuted at No. 1 on the Billboard 200.

#9- So far in his career, Snoop has released 19 studio albums, 17 compilation albums, 175 singles & 25 mixtapes.

#10- In 2005, Snoop Dogg founded his own film production company, "Snoopadelic Films" (formerly known as Doggfather Ent.).

#11- He is also a fan of professional wrestling. In 2008, he appeared at WrestleMania XXIV & in 2016, he was inducted into the WWE Hall of Fame.

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