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VH1’s Martha & Snoop’s Potluck Dinner Party Season 2 (GHOST Teaser)

Just when it seemed like their relationship couldn’t get any weirder, Snoop Dogg and Martha Stewart have recreated a scene from the 1990 film Ghost to promote Season 2 of VH1’s Martha & Snoop’s Potluck Dinner Party. 

And it’s not just any scene, it’s the scene, where actress Demi Moore and the late Patrick Swayze mold clay to the sounds of The Righteous Brothers’ 1965 version of “Unchained Melody” with heavy sexual overtones.

Dr. Dre, Jimmy Iovine ‘The Defiant Ones’ Doc to Air on HBO

HBO will premiere The Defiant Ones‘ first episode on July 9th, with subsequent episodes premiering on July 10th, 11th and 12th.

HBO has announced it will be airing a four-part documentary on Dr. Dre and Jimmy Iovine, which chronicles their divergent roots and their unlikely partnership as well as addresses the moguls’ influence and impact on pop culture. Directed by Allen Hughes (Menace II Society), The Defiant Ones features in-depth interviews with Dre and Iovine along with many diverse artists.

The pair have worked together successfully for decades. Interscope Records, cofounded by Iovine, marketed and distributed Dre and Suge Knight’s Death Row Records in the early Nineties. By the end of that decade Iovine and Dre partnered for Dre’s own label, Aftermath. In 2006, Iovine and Dre teamed again to create Beats by Dre and they debuted their first product two years later. Apple purchased the company in 2014 for $3 billion.

The Defiant Ones has everything you expect in a great story – drama and humor, tragedy and triumph,” Casey Bloys, president of HBO Programming said in a statement, via Complex. “Allen Hughes takes you on a journey through some of the most important flash points of popular culture, and I’m delighted we can bring this unforgettable saga to our viewers.”

Hughes filmed Dre and Iovine over the course of three years. In addition to their candid interviews, the documentary houses interviews with Bono, Eminem, Nas, Ice Cube, Gwen Stefani, Snoop Dogg, Trent Reznor and others. It also features behind-the-scenes recording and writing sessions with Eazy-E, Stevie Nicks, N.W.A., Tom Petty, Bruce Springsteen and more footage that has not been previously seen.


Snoop Dogg Goes Religious For His New Album

Hip-Hop legend Snoop Dogg is planning another musical reinvention with a new gospel album.

The “Gin and Juice” hitmaker famously changed his name to the Rastafarian-inspired Snoop Lion as he launched his 2013 reggae album Reincarnated, only to ditch the moniker months later.

Now Snoop, 45, is moving in a new music direction for his 17th studio album, the follow-up to his latest release Neva Left, which has been on his mind for some time.

“It’s always been on my heart,” he explained in an interview on Beats 1 Radio’s The Pharmacy. “I just never got around to it because I always be doing gangsta business and doing this and doing that (sic). But I just feel like it’s been on my heart too long. I need to do it now.”

Snoop Dogg Launches A New Clothing Line

Rapper Snoop Dogg is launching a new fashion line.

The JOYRICH x Snoop Dogg collection will be released next month and Snoop will host his first-ever fashion show at Made LA in support of the launch.

The two-day Made LA event will also feature the debut of Wiz Khalifa’s capsule collection and a performance from the rapper and members of his Taylor Gang.

The “Gin and Juice” hitmaker teamed up with designers at streetwear brand JOYRICH to create the line and his son, Cordell Broadus, served as a creative director for the collection.

The 33-piece collection was inspired by the rapper’s career, music, and personal style and includes lifestyle products like pet accessories and bathrobes.

This isn’t the first fashion collection for the 45-year-old – he previously created Rich And Infamous in 2008.

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“Grow House” from Hollyweed Films stars DeRay Davis, Lil’ Duval, Martin Starr, Snoop Dogg, Faizon Love, Malcolm McDowell, and Lin Shaye as well as features a cameo by Charlemagne The God.

Check out the film’s synopsis:

There’s a boom in medical marijuana dispensaries in the state of California and the U.S. These facilities have reached record numbers, cropping up like Starbucks or McDonald’s. States across the nation are legalizing medical and recreational marijuana. Our two unlikely heroes, Pat (DeRay Davis – “EMPIRE”, “21 Jump Street,” “GI Joe”) and Darius (Lil Duval – “Scary Movie 5″,”Meet the Blacks”), figure they can help the medical marijuana movement, but mainly help themselves by trying to grow their own cannabis and selling their crop to the dispensaries. Only one problem, knowing how to smoke marijuana doesn’t mean you know how to grow it.

After taking a trip to “Dr. Doobie” (Malcolm McDowell – “Entourage,” “The Mentalist,” “Home Alone”) to become legally certified growers, they gain access to a Bel Air mansion to use as a “grow house.” Although they convince Snoop Dogg (played as himself) to fund their operation, our heroes soon discover what can grow wrong, will go wrong in this comedy of errors.



According to what west coast pioneer Daz Dillenger told TMZ, the movie will pick up where N.W.A. left off and it will focus on the careers of Snoop Dogg, Nate Dogg, Kurupt, Warren G, and Daz himself of the Dogg Pound Gang collective.  The film will also focus on the career of 2Pac Shakur as well as Suge Knight and the fall of Death Row records.

The movie will be titled Dogg Pound 4 Life.

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MULTIHOP.TV HIGHLIGHTS Snoop Dogg Named Director of Football Recruiting for Adidas

Adidas is marketing to the cool kids. I’ve got to give it up to the team behind naming Snoop Dogg (a.k.a Calvin Broadus) Director of Football Recruiting. It’s a clever idea.

Everyone on the sports circuit knows that Snoop has served as a sports mentor who has lead his very own youth league for year.

Snoop has proven he can coach and has a vast knowledge of the sport. While this new corporate appointment may not be the most expected hire, it actually is sort of a no-brainer when you really think about it.  Snoop Dogg as Director of Football Recruiting fits right in line with the Adidas marketing philosophy.  Snoop has certainly got that football drive and his team mentality could pay off big for the brand.  It’s always nice when a passion pays off.



In the three weeks since its release, “Sweet Jones: Pimp C’s Trill Life Story” has already become a favorite with rap fans and historians alike. In addition to the stellar reviews the book is receiving, the comprehensive 726-page work already finds itself atop Amazon’s rap biography chart. Penned by founder and Editor-In-Chief of esteemed Southern rap publication, OZONE, Julia Beverly, with a foreword from longtime friend and collaborator of Chad ‘Pimp C’ ButlerToo Short, the book is an in-depth journey into the complicated world and mind of one of rap’s most colorful and controversial figures. It was compiled from interviews with Pimp C himself, his late mother and manager Weslyn “Mama Wes” Monroe, UGK rap partner Bun B, and hundreds of friends, family members, and collaborators like Snoop Dogg, Scarface, Too $hort, 8Ball & MJG, Jazze Pha, David Banner, Mannie Fresh, Paul Wall, Slim Thug, Trae Tha Truth, and Willie D of the Geto Boys.

With a host of a-list media already in the bag in support of her work, Julia Beverly has a nationwide book tour in the works that will include book signings, radio appearances and press interviews in each market.

Copies can be purchased on Amazon here- http://www.amazon.com/Sweet-Jones-Pimp-Trill-Story/dp/0692461272

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1. Meek Mill joined the ranks of fellow rappers Snoop Dogg, Soulja Boy and more, after announcing the launch his very own mobile game app “Bike Life.”

2.  Lupe Fiasco – In 2013, Lupe Fiasco announced his partnership with mobile app Higi as the creative director and investor of the health and wellness app.

3.  Jay Z  – For the launch of his Decoded autobiography, Jay Z hooked up with Droga5 for the launch of the interactive app called “Decoded.”

4. Birdman – Known for having his hands in several business ventures, Birdman launched the “Shorty Cuts By Birdman” app, which allows for users to create custom keys so they can send acronyms or complete phrases with the touch of a custom key.

5. 50 Cent – 50 Cent is always expanding his empire and in 2013 the Queens MC teamed up with Timbaland, Larry The Cable Guy, Terrell Owens and DJ Kaskade for the launch of the mobile app Hang w/, a real time live stream that allows users to interact with videos and pictures.

6. T-Pain – T-Pain’s career has depended heavily on the usage of Auto-Tune and in 2010, the Florida crooner launched his “I Am T-Pain” app, which allowed users to sing his tracks while using his signature Auto-Tune.

7.  The RZA – Wu-Tang member RZA launched in 2009 his app “RZA World,” which allowed fans to play chess with the Wu-Tang member, as well as interact with fans of the Staten Island collective.

8. Snoop Dogg – Snoop Dogg launched the mobile app Snoopify in 2013. The app allows for people to turn their pictures into Snoop-themed masterpieces.

9.  Drake and Lil Wayne – To build anticipation for the Drake vs. Lil Wayne tour, both MC’s launched a Street Fighter-inspired game that was playable for mobile phone users.

10. Murs – In March of 2014, Murs decided to challenge hip-hop heads with a hip-hop trivia app that was launched through iTunes.