Uncle Snoop Reincarnated As “Snoop Lion”

By Lora Neng
August 1, 2012

Snoop Dogg’s image in the media has mostly elicited titters but at least his self-promoting ventures and tepid run-ins with the law are somewhat consistent, until the recent news that “Uncle Snoop” decided to change his name to “Snoop Lion.”

In a buzzing press conference held at Miss Lily’s restaurant in New York City, Snoop announced his first ever sans rap album, titled “Reincarnated.” He is taking this transformation, inspired by a travel to Jamaica, deeply to heart, evidenced by his baptism in a Rastafarian ceremony and taking their black God incarnate feline as the symbol of his own rebirth.

Snoop had long referred to himself as “Bob Marley reincarnated,” not only for an affinity for unconventional hairstylings or a penchant for marijuana, but also for his being “called by the spirit” of Rastafari’s way of life, “the livity of it all.” At 40, he also felt as a leader in hip-hop: “I can’t keep taking them to a dead end street and dropping them off. I gotta teach ‘em how to fish, teach ‘em how to grow…” He wanted to start fresh, to write music that he could perform to kids and his grand mother. “This reggae music is the music of love, happiness and struggle.”

Will Snoop Lion go the way of the Artist Formerly Known as Prince to once again being known as Prince? Or will it take like Puff Daddy’s change to P. Diddy then Diddy?

Posted by on Aug 1 2012. Filed under News. You can follow any responses to this entry through the RSS 2.0. You can skip to the end and leave a response. Pinging is currently not allowed.

1 Comment for “Uncle Snoop Reincarnated As “Snoop Lion””


    look at this retard

Leave a Reply


Search Archive

Search by Date
Search by Category
Search with Google

Photo Gallery

Log in |
  • Home
  • Hispanic Gangs
  • Homies Figures – The Original Homies
  • Prison Gangs
  • The Inside Man – Confidential Informant, Los Angeles Gangs & the LAPD
  • Email
  • Connecticut Drug Threat Assessment report – 2003
  • Dianne Feinstein Report, The Gang Prevention and Effective Deterrence Act: Combating the Spread of Gang Violence – 2003
  • National Alliance of Gang Investigators 2005
  • L.A. Area Terrorized by Marauding Youngsters
  • Other Cities
  • Three persons were killed by shotgun blast in hotel on Vermont Avenue, 1979
  • Jamiel’s Law, proposed by Mayoral candiate Walter Moore
  • Los Angeles Police Gang Enforcement Initiaitives – 2007
  • My Kingdom Come – 2015
  • Passing of Vincent A Alonso
  • Bibliography on street gangs for the gang researcher
  • Cal State Long Beach T-Shirt from “Oldest Bloods” Series
  • Four Pacc Crips car alliance (42, 43 & 48)
  • SG Music Group
  • Crip Gangs
  • Bloods
  • Asian Gangs
  • Forums
  • Shop
  • Injunctions
  • Contact information streetgangs.com
  • Resources
  • Contact