Calvin Cordozar Broadus Jr., better known as Snoop Dogg, born October 20, 1971, is an influential American rapper and actor who first gained fame in 1992 after featuring on Dr. Dre's debut solo single, "Deep Cover," and his album "The Chronic." Snoop Dogg's debut album, "Doggystyle," produced by Dr. Dre, was a major success, debuting at number one on the Billboard 200. Over his career, he has sold over 23 million albums in the U.S. and 35 million worldwide, with multiple awards including an American Music Award and a Primetime Emmy Award. Broadus has explored various genres, briefly adopting the moniker Snoop Lion for a reggae project, and has ventured into acting and television hosting. In 2022, he acquired Death Row Records and released his nineteenth studio album, BODR.
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To me, the Seventies were very inspirational and very influential... With my whole persona as Snoop Dogg, as a person, as a rapper. I just love the Seventies style, the way all the players dressed nice, you know, kept their hair looking good, drove sharp cars and they talked real slick.
When I heard the royal family wanted to have me perform in celebration of Prince William's marriage, I knew I had to give them a little something. 'Wet' is the perfect anthem for Prince William or any playa to get the club smokin'.