From a country jail, to the recording sensation, to an overnight sensation, Snoop Dogg really took the world by a storm. Born Calvin Cordozar Broadus, Snoop Dogg released his first album in 1993 under Death Row Records. The album, called Doggystyle, was an instant success, debuting at No.1 on Billboard 200 and Billboard top Hip-Hop albums.
Snoop Dogg behind the music documentary, takes you through the journey of the artist with a real name Calvin Cordozar Broadus. In the documentary, Snoop’s associates talk about how they discovered him, what frightened him at the beginning, his fears, his emotions, and how he got to the place he is today.
Nate Dogg, Dr. Dre, and Warren G and his first high school crush all take part in the documentary. Snoop was a guest artist on Dre’s first solo album, the Chronic. Dr. Dre was the man responsible for discovering Snoop, and he had huge influence in the life of the artist ever since.
Raised in California, Snoop lived in a family with two other brothers, raised by a single mother, in a neighborhood with the highest crime rate in California. To success, Snoop had to make a name for himself. Find out how the man who is now one of the most famous people in the hip-hop industry started his career.