Articles tagged snoop dogg

11 Jun 2015 // 2:15 AM

Snoop Dogg: Bush

Occasional vocal overproduction keep Bush from being an absolute home run, but it’s too much of a catchy, feel-good record to really slight.

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The Lonely Island: The Wack Album

Through comedy, the members of the Lonely Island provide another direct criticism on American subcultures and flaunt their knowledge and reverence of rap and hip hop with The Wack Album.

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16 May 2012 // 11:00 PM

Willie Nelson: Heroes

At 79, Willie Nelson can still sing the hell out of the right song, but the songwriter is likely to be somebody else.

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16 May 2011 // 10:00 PM

Snoop Dogg: Doggumentary

Originally titled Doggystyle II, the Doggumentary falls short of that lofty goal but does, somewhat surprisingly, succeed as Snoop's best full-length release since his seminal debut.

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Nate Dogg: Can’t Be Faded

Nate Dogg's contributions, and the workmanlike way in which he executed them, frequently garnered praise and commendations from his associates.

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May This Summer Be Your Best Summer of Bad

Thus begins a few months of eschewing good taste and judgment, and finding some time to behave badly. If you’re so inclined to join me, follow these tips for a successful sunny season…

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PHOTOS: SXSW Music Day 4 - The Very Best, Major Lazer, Snoop Dogg…

Photos from SXSW's Music Festival, Day 4, include Lights, Hey Monday, Ninjasonik, the Very Best, Major Lazer, Bone Thugs-N-Harmony, VV Brown, Snoop Dogg and more...

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Wet Hot American Festival: Lollapalooza 2009

Certain things in Chicago are predictable... if it’s Lollapalooza weekend, the weather is gonna stink. PopMatters covered the fest, shooting video interviews and avoiding heatstroke.

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There are few rappers as iconic as Snoop Dogg — and hardly any when you just count those who haven’t gone into retirement. And Snoop

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Various Artists: Johnny Cash Remixed

Almost all of these artists spent as much energy as possible preserving the spirit of the songs that these updated versions are based on.

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18 Jan 2009 // 9:00 PM

Seven Ways to Detox

It's 2009, and that means it has now been a full decade since Dr. Dre's last official release. Here are some suggestions for survival while you continue to await his long-gestating follow-up, Detox.

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8 Dec 2008 // 4:02 AM

In Prison My Whole Life

In Prison My Whole Life works through the contexts and details of Mumia Abu Jamal's experience, connecting it to other moments in recent American history.

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Who Says Country Can’t Hip-Hop?

Poverty, crime, disenfranchisement, sinning, saving, and no-account women: Stereotypical subjects of the average country song, or the average hip-hop song?

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22 Oct 2008 // 11:00 PM

Songs in the Key of Rap

The relationship between singing and rapping has had a transforming effect on hip-hoppers and singers alike.

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1 Jul 2008 // 5:25 AM

311 gears up for a summer with Snoop Dogg

Brendan Benson and bluegrass? Cult tunesmith Jon Brion and the new Robert Plant & Alison Krauss collaboration? These are the makings of the next album

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Daytime TV Goes Gangsta with Snoop Dogg

Hip-hop's top dog touches down in soap opera territory for two days of music and melodrama.

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30 Mar 2008 // 11:00 PM

Snoop Dogg: Ego Trippin’

Ego Trippin' has more than a few moments where Snoop glides into the future, spicing and dicing a voice that heretofore was best served plain.

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13 Apr 2007 // 5:04 AM

There is no joy in this. The Rutgers women’s basketball team isn’t throwing a parade and most observers on the sidelines hardly feel

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Snoop Dogg: Tha Blue Carpet Treatment

Snoop Dogg invites a bunch of friends to the studio, records a small army of songs, accomplishes not much of anything.

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	Snoop Dogg: Bigg Snoop Dogg’s Puff Puff Pass Tour [DVD]

The filmmakers start to draw out a larger message: The Drug War was a second American Civil War, led by a racist Southern family named Bush, to re-imprison blacks and other minorities.

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