Today In Hip Hop History: Snoop Dogg Was Born

October 20th, 1971, a hip hop legend was born.

Snoop Dogg’s story began in Long Beach, California where he was a member of the Rollin’ 20 Crips Gang and was consequently in-and-out of jail. After being discovered by Dr. Dre and appearing on ‘The Chronic’, Snoop paved his own way to superstardom. His career now boasts tens of millions of record sales, appearances in movies and TV, and numerous successful business ventures. His rags-to-riches story is just one of the things that makes Snoop a true legend of hip-hop.

Happy 46th birthday, Snoop!

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