Snoop Dogg... ahem, Snoop LION, has taken on a new sound as of late, with his most recent album, 'Reincarnated,' due out April 23, having a distinct reggae vibe. The rapper has been teasing his 2013 LP by releasing a few songs for early listening, two of which just happen to feature pop divas Rita Ora and Miley Cyrus!
If there is one thing that Snoop Dogg, er, Snoop Lion is adept at, it's getting hot pop starlets to work with him and feature on his tracks or to feature on theirs. Besides Miley Cyrus on 'Ashtrays and Heartbreaks,' he's recruited Brit diva Rita Ora for 'Torn Apart,' a decidedly reggae track where the two trade vocals in their DNA distinct styles.
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.