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Snoop Dogg Has Plans for His First Vote

Rapper says he can't stand to see President Trump in office

(Newser) - "I ain't never voted a day in my life," Snoop Dogg said in a radio interview last week," but this year I think I'm going to get out and vote." The reason he's never voted is that he's been convicted of felony... More »

Gayle King Accepts Snoop's 'Sorry' Over Kobe Kerfuffle

Rapper verbally attacked King on social media after she brought up late NBA star's rape charges

(Newser) - The Gayle King-Snoop Dogg war appears to be over. NBC News reports the CBS This Morning co-host has accepted an apology from the repentant rapper after he excoriated her on social media for bringing up rape charges against the late Kobe Bryant during an interview with WNBA star Lisa Leslie.... More »

Snoop Dogg Rights a Wrong After 'Talk With My Momma'

Rapper apologizes for 'derogatory' attack on Gayle King

(Newser) - The Dogg bit too hard. Snoop Dogg publicly apologized to Gayle King on Wednesday after attacking her for asking about the Kobe Bryant rape case. After "a talk with my momma," the rapper realized he'd been "raised way better" than to respond in a "derogatory... More »

Snoop Dogg Has Something to Say About Gayle King 'Threat'

The rapper calls himself 'a non-violent person'

(Newser) - What, me threaten? Snoop Dogg said Sunday his video criticizing Gayle King wasn't threatening at all—despite his warning to "back off ... before we come get you," E! News reports. "I'm a non-violent person," the 48-year-old said Saturday on Instagram. "When I said... More »

This Gayle King Battle Is Now Full-Blown War

With Snoop Dogg and Susan Rice piling on, it's getting ugly

(Newser) - The ruckus over a Gayle King interview clip has morphed into a vicious social-media battle including harsh words from Snoop Dogg and Susan Rice, NBC News reports. The spark was a clip of King interviewing WNBA legend Lisa Leslie, and asking her about the 2003 rape allegation against Kobe Bryant.... More »

Kansas: We're Really Sorry About This Show

The university's Late Night at the Phog event got wilder than expected

(Newser) - The University of Kansas apologized for its risque Late Night at the Phog event in which rapper Snoop Dogg performed, stripper poles were wheeled onto the Allen Fieldhouse floor, and fake money was shot over the heads of prospective recruits, the AP reports. Athletic director Jeff Long said Friday night... More »

Snoop Dogg's Grandson Kai Dies in His Father's Arms

The rapper posts a series of iMessages about his faith

(Newser) - Snoop Dogg's grandson spent only 10 days on this Earth, People reports. The rapper's son Corde Broadus posted the sad news Wednesday on Instagram , saying his son Kai Love was gone. "He died in my arms and that feeling of energy will never leave me," he... More »

A Strange Thing Is Happening to LeBron James

His Lakers are pretty bad, going to miss the playoffs, and people are angry

(Newser) - Barring a miracle, LeBron James is going to find himself in an unusual position this year when the NBA playoffs start—as a spectator, not a player. James joined the Los Angeles Lakers before the season, but hopes that he could turn around the struggling franchise have fizzled, at least... More »

Snoop to Snoop During Star Ceremony: 'You a Bad Mother'

Rapper thanks himself, among others

(Newser) - Snoop Dogg got a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame Monday, and the final person the rapper thanked in his speech wasn't God, his wife, or his parents—it was himself. "Last but not least, I want to thank me for believing in me. I want to... More »

Bullied Boy Gets Amazing Show of Support

His anti-bullying video went viral, reached celebrities

(Newser) - "They make fun of my nose, they call me ugly," Tennessee middle schooler Keaton Jones says in a heartbreaking anti-bullying video originally uploaded to Facebook Friday. "I have no friends." But after the video was shared more than 430,000 times and viewed more than 20... More »

Snoop Dogg Plans 'Snoop Fest' in Dad's Hometown

Mississippi music festival might happen this year

(Newser) - Rapper Snoop Dogg says he wants to create a music festival in his father's hometown so he can perform in Mississippi, the AP reports. "We always stop in New Orleans but we never book a show here. We might as well do it ourselves because my booking agent... More »

Pearl Jam, Tupac Inducted Into Rock Hall of Fame

Journey and Joan Baez are also in the 2017 class

(Newser) - Seattle rockers Pearl Jam, the late rapper Tupac Shakur, and 1970s hitmakers Journey were inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame on Friday night. Joan Baez, Electric Light Orchestra, and Yes were also part of the 2017 class inducted at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York, which... More »

Donald Trump Reacts to Snoop Dogg Video

Rapper would have been jailed if he pointed gun at Obama, POTUS says

(Newser) - President Trump has now responded to Snoop Dogg's new music video, which features the rapper shooting a confetti gun at a clown that looks a lot like Trump—and it's safe to say he's not a Snoop fan. "Can you imagine what the outcry would be... More »

Rubio Not Happy With Snoop Dogg's 'Trump' Video

Toy gun could create 'a real problem'

(Newser) - Florida Sen. Marco Rubio says Snoop Dogg shouldn't have shot a toy gun at a clown dressed as President Trump in a music video released over the weekend, the AP reports. The video shows Snoop shooting at the Trump character with a gun that releases a flag with the... More »

Actor, Comedian Ricky Harris Dead at 54

He died of a heart attack Monday: manager

(Newser) - Comedian and actor Ricky Harris passed away Monday of a heart attack, his manager tells the Hollywood Reporter . He was 54. Harris performed on HBO's Def Comedy Jam before making his acting debut in 1993's Poetic Justice with Janet Jackson and Tupac Shakur, reports the Los Angeles Times... More »

Martha Stewart, Snoop Dogg Team Up for Reality Show

Is it too early to call this the best reality show ever?

(Newser) - Lewis and Clark. Astaire and Rogers. Ben and Jerry. Simon and Garfunkel. Snoop and Martha. Yes, you can add Snoop Dogg and Martha Stewart to the list of Best Duos Ever, because they are teaming up on VH1 for a new reality show, Variety reports. Martha & Snoop's Dinner ... More »

Snoop Dogg: Don't Watch Roots

He's sick of seeing depictions of slavery

(Newser) - To Snoop Dogg, Roots, 12 Years a Slave, Underground, and other depictions of slavery apparently aren't important history lessons, but attempts to rub black people's faces in the oppression they suffered centuries ago. In an expletive-filled Instagram video , the rapper urges fans to steer clear of the History... More »

Snoop Dogg Is Hosting a Nature Show

Gin and moose?

(Newser) - Once again proving its capacity to wield its power for good as well as evil, the Internet is now directly responsible for a new series of nature videos narrated by Snoop Dogg. The rapper honed his nature-narrating skills on Jimmy Kimmel Live with a recurring bit called Plizzanet Earth , CNN... More »

Snoop Dogg Accidentally Promotes Transylvanian Village

'Snoop Dogg checked into Bogata by mistake—but you don't have to'

(Newser) - A small village in northern Romania is reveling in the virtual attention caused by a spelling mistake by Snoop Dogg. Posting a selfie on Instagram, the rapper who has been on tour in Bogota, Colombia, told his fans he was in Bogata, in Transylvania. (It seems he accidentally checked in... More »

Snoop Dogg Launches Epic Weed Website

It's a sort of cannabis encyclopedia

(Newser) - Marijuana enthusiast Snoop Dogg launched a website yesterday, and of course it's all about weed. Merry Jane , which the rapper announced at TechCrunch Disrupt, is what TechCrunch describes as an "information hub" for all things pot; Snoop says it will be a sort of cannabis encyclopedia giving users... More »

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