The Ultra Music Festival in Miami is one of the biggest EDM events in the world, with dozens of stars performing on multiple stages to huge crowds of dedicated dance music fans. For its 15th annual event, Ultra is expanding to two weekends this year, March 15-17 and 22-24, while also expanding its sound, inviting hip-hop, R&B and rock stars to join the party, including Snoop Dogg and the Weeknd.
Remember when Snoop changed his name to Snoop Lion and switched to Bob Marley-influenced reggae music? Evidently, that wasn’t a permanent change, because “Snoop Dogg” is on the bill for the Ultra Music Festival.
We appreciate the rapper’s willingness to branch out into a new genre, but let’s face it –
It's the holiday season and what better way to celebrate it than Snoop Dogg's retelling of the Charles Dickens classic 'A Christmas Carol.' The Doggfather teamed up with Adidas to present this cautionary tale, which co-stars soccer great David Beckman, singer Rita Ora and NBA star Derrick Rose.
Undoubtedly, the most exciting part of the 2012 BET Hip-Hop Awards are the cyphers. This year, there were numerous freestyle performances from both veterans and up-and-coming rhyme-slingers worth mentioning. The "West Coast" cypher boast established rappers Snoop Dogg and E-40, and newcomer Kendrick Lamar.
When Snoop Dogg announced that he's a practicing Rastafarian and that he changed his name to Snoop Lion, it left people scratching their heads. But the veteran rhyme-slinger is serious about his newfound spiritual calling and he talks about it in the Oct. 5 issue of The Hollywood Reporter.