Snoop Lion Says 'Fate' Brought Him and Miley Cyrus Together, Musically

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Getty ImagesMiley Cyrus and Snoop Lion (formerly Dogg) joined forces on his tune "Ashtrays and Heartbreaks" recently and the rapper says working with her was "awesome" and that they were brought together by "fate.""Wow. Miley Cyrus, working with her was awesome," he said in an interview at the Spike TV Guys' Choice Awards this weekend (via E! News). "She was somebody who fit the record, she had the right energy, the right spirit, the right soul and it's just the right tone right now."Then he...Read Full Story

Snoop Dogg Gives James Lipton the Snoopify Treatment After 'Pimp' Revelation

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(Instagram)Earlier this week, it emerged that Inside the Actors Studio host James Lipton had acted as a "macquereau" — essentially, an agent for prostitutes — in post-war Paris. "I was the only American there, and they would be saying to tourists, American tourists, 'Would you like to see the Louvre, would you like to see the personal tour of the Notre Dame de Paris?' and I would say to them, 'Would you like a personal tour to Rue Pigalle? Would you like to see a sexual exhibition?' Well, I...Read Full Story

Snoop Dogg Claims He Ran a High-End Escort Service With 'Playboy' Girls

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In the new issue of Rolling Stone, the artist formerly known as Snoop Dogg explains that it was always his dream to become a real pimp — which is why, after he'd already established himself as one of the top rappers in the music industry, he decided to go into business around 2003. "As a kid I dreamed of being a pimp, I dreamed of having cars and clothes and bitches to match," Snoop recalls. "I said, 'Fuck it — I'm finna do it.'"So Snoop "put an organization together" while on a Playboy tour...Read Full Story

Miley Fans Go Nuts for 'Ashtrays and Heartbreaks,' Her New Collab with Snoop Lion

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(Getty | Twitter)It may be a while before we get to hear the new music Miley Cyrus has been working on with the who's who of hip-hop, but this week Smilers can tide themselves over with the release of "Ashtrays and Heartbreaks," her collaboration with Snoop Lion.Produced by Major Lazer and Ariel Rechtshaid, the song has the makings of a breezy summer hit, despite its occasionally moody lyrics. Miley fans are already freaking out about it, but of course: Check out the song below. What do you...Read Full Story

Watch: Snoop Lion Hosts an All-Ages Halloween Party in His 'La La La' Music Video

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(YouTube)In one of the first shots of Snoop Lion's new music video, the Eli Roth-directed "La La La," a young girl asks the SoCal rapper why he changed his name. Sadly, the answer remains elusive, but the video is packed with so much ridiculousness it hardly matters. See, Snoop Lion's a fun guy."La La La" is an epic Halloween party, with guys and gals of all ages sporting their most whimsical costumes alongside a kitschy fruit band (that banana is dirty) and one stoned pineapple. While the...Read Full Story

Snoop Dogg/Lion Wants to Judge 'American Idol'

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Snoop Dogg (Getty Images)It's been a busy week for Snoop.On Monday the rapper announced that he's changing his name from Snoop Dogg to Snoop Lion in an effort to rebrand himself as a reggae star (lions, as we all know, are the reggae stars of the jungle). Now comes word that Snoop is throwing his hat into the very crowded American Idol judging ring. During an interview this week, Snoop asked how much Idol judges made. When he found out that J. Lo made millions for just two years of judging...Read Full Story

Snoop Dogg Wants to See More Rap on TV

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Snoop Dogg's love affair with reality television isn't over.Page Six reports that the Doggfather is seeking a network to get his new show idea, an American Idol-type rap competition, off the ground. While Oxygen, Bravo and NBC have passed on the project, Snoop seems to have caught the interest of E! and MTV.A source claims that Snoop is also hustling his very famous contacts for celebrities to judge and mentor up-and-coming hip-hop acts. "He wants to bring in an old-school legend, and he...Read Full Story

Snoop Dogg Parties Like a Rap Star After London Performance

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Snoop Dogg did it up big time after his Wireless Festival performance in London Saturday night. The "Drop It Like It's Hot" rapper apparently partied until 4am at the Merah nightclub with a lot of ladies after playing in Hyde Park. An eyewitness told The Sun newspaper: “Snoop was in his element. He had his own room towards the back of the club and there must have been more than 100 women in there. He had two huge security guards on the door who would not let any guys anywhere near it...Read Full Story

Snoop Dogg's New Tattoo

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Snoop Dogg performs live on the Pyramid Stage during Day 2 of the Glastonbury Festival on June 25, 2010 in Glastonbury, England. This year sees the 40th anniversary of the festival which was started by a dairy farmer, Michael Evis in 1970 and has grown into the largest music festival in Europe. (Getty Images)more pics »Cuteness alert! The West Coast rapper is showing his softer side, as he's gotten some new ink in honor of his wife Shante to celebrate their anniversary.Snoop Dogg commissioned...Read Full Story

Snoop Dogg Lusts After Sookie Stackhouse In New Single

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(Getty Images)True playa Snoop Dogg has his sights set on a new target, but he might be facing some killer competition for True Blood's Sookie Stackhouse. In line with his continuing love affair with the hit HBO show, Snoop's new single is called "Oh, Sookie," and it's an extended love letter to the steamy psychic played by Anna Paquin.The video, which is set in True Blood town Bon Temps, features footage of Anna as Snoop offers to drink gin and juice with her at Merlotte's, the bar where she...Read Full Story