Snoop Lion Dogg Soundset Festival, Canterbury ParkSunday, May 26, 2013For the first time in Soundset history, Atmosphere took the second-to-last slot, making way for the West Coast gangsta legend Snoop Dogg. A transition toward reggae music prompted a name change to Snoop Lion recently, but thi ... More >>
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Photo by Steve Cohen for City PagesThe Doggfather gets down in MPLSFor Twin Cities rap-loving stoners, Snoop Dogg's sporadic local gigs must bring about a feeling like that of a kid on Christmas (both occasions when the tree's at the center of the party). For those dedicated fans of the slick-tal ... More >>
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