Snoop Dogg is set to return to Manchester this weekend to perform at Albert Hall on Sunday 10th August for a one-off intimate show.
Last seen in the city headlining at Parklife, he is undoubtedly one of the most famous rappers on ths planet (and widely regarded as the personification of ’90s gangster rap) having sold over 30 million albums worldwide, garnering America Music Awards for Favourite Rap/Hip Hop Artist, Billboard Music Award nominations and victories (top R&G Album), 13 Grammy Award nominations, MTV Awards, and a MOBO Award for best video (Drop It Like It’s Hot) … and the list goes on!
Snoop will be spend part of the evening DJing, spinning records spanning his twenty year career, and will also perform a 30 minute live set. He has been honing his DJing skills over the last four years at festivals and clubs around the world, where he has performed under the name DJ Snoopadelic to rave reviews.
Since his incredible breakthrough album Doggystyle (1993) which sold an amazing 800,000 copies in its first week at debuted at the number one spot on the Billboard 200 chart, Snoop has gone on to release twelve albums and collaborated with artists across the music world, breaking down barriers as he has become one of the most influential rappers on the planet. Never afraid to play with musical gentres, his 2013 album 7 Days of Funk was a collaboration with Dam-Funk and his previous album Reincarnated was reggae and dancehall-influenced.
Snoop Dogg has collaborated with the likes of Dr Dre, Pharrell, Nate Dog, Master P and Jason Derulo but also more unexpectedly with artists such as Justin Timberlake, Willie Nelson, Katy Perry and David Guetta.
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