Snoop Dogg or Snoop Lion is a popular rapper, actor, stoner extraordinaire, and gangster. He has reinvented himself and introduced himself to the world as a popular reggae singing messenger of hope. His real name is Calvin Cordozar Broadus Jr., he was born on Octo9ver 20th 1971. Recently he was the victim of a death hoax when a death hoax regarding Snoop Dogg’s death was circulated. One Thursday a news regarding the death of Snoop Dogg surfaced on the internet through a Facebook page called R.I. P Snoop Dogg. The Facebook page could garner about a million likes within a short period given the breaking of the news of such a remarkable and favorite performer of many people around. The hoax had read, at about 11 A.M. ET on Thursday, June 9th, 2022, that our beloved rapper Snoop Dogg has passed away. The hoax ended by asking people to shower their condolences and love by liking and commenting on this page. This traction and transaction referred was an utter lie and hoax and to everybody’s relief, we later came to know that it was a misunderstanding for the hoax to generate and that our beloved rapper with his amazing sense of humor is quite alive and well. However, on breaking of this death hoax, hundreds of devastated fans immediately started writing condolences and interacting. While many did believe this piece of information, there were a few who have had their share of celebrity death hoaxes to not fall into the like generating traction of a Facebook page. As a result, there were a few awareness-related updates on the same hoax telling that as the news has not been carried on any major American network, it is nothing but a hoax to gain the attention of the large fan following of this much-loved rapper. Until a certain amount of time, this piece of news created a buzz and was thought to be funny but as per polls and public opinion conducted by several media portals, this piece of news is not treated as funny anymore and people are disgusted with the stunt that has been pulled off.
Who Spread the Death Hoax?
The death hoax was started on 9th June 2022 by a Facebook page called R.I.P Snoop Dogg and had an elaborate declaration of his death news. The hoax exactly read, “At about 11 a.m. ET on Thursday (June 09, 2022), our beloved rapper Snoop Dogg passed away. Snoop Dogg was born on October 20, 1971, in Long Beach. He will be missed but not forgotten. Please show your sympathy and condolences by commenting on and liking this page.”
Well as of now there is no identification of the person who actually started it off but the post immediately had about a million likes and traction generated as hundreds of devoted fans started pouring off their condolences, prayers, and love online through the post and Facebook page.
Is Snoop Dogg Dead?
After the circulation of a very untrue death hoax about popular rapper Snoop Dogg, a Facebook page, who was the creator of this hoax, and was called R.I.P Snoop Dogg, there was a curiosity as to what led to such a piece of serious news to spread like a wildfire. And we have come to know what! Well when Snoop Dogg took to Instagram to write about his mother and ask his followers and fans for love and prayers, it was wrongly interpreted to be a sickness of the singer and not his mother which was gradually exaggerated to a point where it started spreading as a death hoax for the legendary rapper. However, later on, June 11th, 2022, when the rep rapper’s team cleared out Snoop Dogg’s healthy and alive information on social media and clarified, the matter raised an equal amount of laughter and furiousness. However, amongst all this, the page that had posted the rumor has bailed for over 1 million likes for the R.I.P. Snoop Dogg Facebook page.
Snoop Dogg Personal Life
Calvin Cordozor Broadus Jr who is well known as Snoop Dogg or Snoop Doggy Dogg, was for a brief time also called to be Snoop Lion. He is a well-known and very popular rapper, song composer and writer, media personality, actor, and entrepreneur. Presently 50 years of age he hails from Long Beach, California, United States of America. He has completed his education at Long Beach Polytechnic High School and works for the Shoop Youth Football League organization. His singing generation is of the specific genre called West Coast, Hip Hop, Hip Hop, gangsta rap, g- funk. After beginning singing and piano playing at a church and a very young age, he began rapping in the sixth grade.
Snoop Dogg Musical Career
His musical career has distinct phases and can be defined in distinct phases however we shall go through them after having an overall idea about things. Snoop Dogg, referred to as Broadus had a solo debut album released in November 1993, called Doggystyle which was produced by Dr. Dre and this made him reach the number one on album charts. After selling a whopping 800000 copies in the first week, we knew and he knew for himself he has a long way to go. The Doggystyle was sensational and had hit numbers like Gin and Juice and what’s my Name? By the year 1994 after which his second album got released. The album was named The Doggfather and was released in the year 1996. Snoop Dogg left The Death Row in the year 1998 and signed with No Limits Records. After his skip, he had signed numerous releases until 2004. He again skipped his record to Geffen Records in 2004 and released his next three albums. His journey kept going until 2011 after which he was featured in several motion pictures and hosted many television series. Few such TV series are namely Doggy Fizzle Televizzle, and Snoop Dogg’s Fatherhood. And Dogg after Dark. His trip to Jamaica in the year 2012 and found a new reference name called Snoop Lion. After releasing a reggae album as snoop lion he released his 14th Solo album in the year 2016.