…in case ya didn’t already hear:
NEW YORK AP — Snoop Dogg says he was "born again" during a visit to Jamaica in January, is changing his name to Snoop Lion and is ready to make music that his "kids and grandparents can listen to."The artist known for gangster rap is releasing a reggae album called "Reincarnated" in the fall.The West Coast rapper held a news conference in New York on Monday. Later he played five songs for a small crowd, including one called "No Guns Allowed." It features his daughter.The album will be followed with a documentary of the same name. It features him making music and will include some personal elements of his life, a producer of the film said. It will debut at the Toronto International Film Festival in September.
via Yahoo! Music
What the fuck?! Snoop has been putting out woman-bashing shit since ever since…seems insane that one trip to Jamaica could convince him that all that slackness was actually fucked up. I watched that movie Mac And Devin Go To High School the other day and it reminded me how fucked up Snoop’s celebrity image is. He’s got a family and wife, but the ‘Snoop character’ is all about shittin on chicks, treatin em like prostitutes and what not. Pimps up, hoes down…?
It’s cool that he’s finally realizing those type of lyrics are wack and teach kids to be retarded; ‘tryin to be a pimp like Snoop!’. Let’s see if he can put out anything decent on the conscious tip. I mean, who don’t dig Snoop’s voice?
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