Calvin Cordozar Broadus Jr. (born October 20, 1971), best known by his stage name Snoop Dogg, previously Snoop Doggy Dogg, and briefly Snoop Lion, is an American rapper and media personality. His fame dates to 1992 when he featured on Dr. Dre's debut solo single, "Deep Cover", and then on Dre's debut solo album, The Chronic. Snoop has since sold over 23 million albums in the United States and 35 million albums worldwide.
Snoop's debut solo album, Doggystyle, produced by Dr. Dre, was released by Death Row Records in November 1993, and debuted at number one on the popular albums chart, the Billboard 200, and on Billboard's Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums chart. Selling 800,000 copies in its first week, Doggystyle was certified quadruple-platinum in 1994 and bore several hit singles, including "What's My Name?" and "Gin & Juice". In 1994, Death Row Records released a soundtrack, by …Read more on Wikipedia