The Scoop: 9 Things You Never Knew About Snoop Lion

The artist formerly known as Snoop Dogg, currently known as Snoop Lion, dropped in (like it’s hot) to Big Morning Buzz Live With Carrie Keagan’s studio this morning to chat about a variety of things: his new moniker, his partnership with MTV and Jewelry for a Cause’s initiative to get guns off the streets and out of the hands of our nation’s youth.

In addition to making the world a better place one bracelet at a time, Snoop Lion is a multi-platinum artist and entertainment icon. He’s been on the A-List for over 20 years, banking hit after hit and with no sign of stopping. To wit, his foray into the world of reggae music on his upcoming album, Reincarnation, just dropped this week.

Snoop Lion has been a constant for a good bulk of our lives and it’s tough to unearth new information on him, but we’re dedicated to you guys so we did it! From why he identifies with the Lion to what inspired him to get involved with music, read the nine things you never knew about Snoop Lion (including one thing you probably already knew, but Snoop wanted to reiterate.)

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Find out what Snoop Lion has to say about his transformation from rap to reggae:

Watch Snoop Lion discuss hip hop’s new found acceptance of gay rappers:

Read on for more about his transformation from Dogg to Lion!

Snoop discusses transforming into the Lion in on his new reggae album, Reincarnated.

Continue to hear about his collaboration with Miley Cyrus.

Snoop discusses his partnership with Jewlery for a Cause and his collaboration with his “lil home girl,” Miley Cyrus on “Heartbreaks and Ashtrays”:

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