Goodbye Snoop Dogg, Hello Snoop Lion

Snoop adopts new monicker for reggae album

By Kevin Spak,  Newser Staff

Posted Jul 23, 2012 2:00 PM CDT

(Newser) – Snoop Dogg is branching out into new musical styles and more intimidating animal pseudonyms. His Snoopness is about to release a reggae album, under the new monicker Snoop Lion, Rolling Stone reports. His first single, "La La La," is available now, and according to his website, "Snoop Lion & the Jungle" will make their live debut in Toronto on August 3. Rawr.

Rapper Snoop Dogg performs on stage in Arendal, some 250km south of Oslo, Norway, Thursday June 28, 2012.
Rapper Snoop Dogg performs on stage in Arendal, some 250km south of Oslo, Norway, Thursday June 28, 2012.   (AP Photo/Toer Erik Schroder, NTB scanpix)
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The first single from Snoop Dogg, er, we mean Lion's, new reggae album.   (YouTube)

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