Snoop Dogg Swears Off Rapping, Goes Rastafarian
Last week, word got out that Snoop Dogg is changing his name to Snoop Lion and dropping a reggae single.
Well, it turns out that the reinvention of SoCal's beloved homegrown rapper doesn't end with a song and a moniker -- according to a trailer for his new documentary, "Reincarnated" (the same name as his new album), Snoop has sworn off rap altogether after the Rastafarian lifestyle called out to him...and he answered.
The movie follows our tall, slim hero as he travels to Jamaica to record an album with producer Diplo. While there, according to YouTube, he's "embraced by the Jamaican people, is positively impacted by Rastafarian culture, and becomes reincarnated as Snoop Lion. "
In the trailer, Snoop describes his journey as such: "I've been on the top ever since I've been in it. I got rap songs that'll never die. That ain't with no disrespect, but, I'm tired of rapping. I want to do a record -- a whole record -- no rapping."