"Uncle Snoop" Dogg on 'UNCENSORED' on TV One
About Snoop Dogg
Hip hop’s Renaissance man Snoop Dogg has been through it and seen it all. From his hood upbringing days of Long Beach, California and his splash in the West Coast gangsta rap scene to his mainstream pop music acclaim and television success Snoop’s legendary career is a story worth telling. In chronicling his biography, Snoop divulges in his personal evolution that created successful pivots in music genres like reggae and gospel. Along the way, a versatile star was born and eventually unfolded into a strong embodiment of global appeal and universal spirituality. The “Nuthin’ But A ‘G’ Thang” MC that battle rapped on tough street corners has reached global fame that inspires millions throughout the world. Today, Snoop continues his spiritual journey as a pop culture icon using his platform to uplift and embolden others.
Through three successful decades the affable Snoop Dogg, who once sat in city jails, galvanized his music talent to an entertaining career of unlimited potential. Evolving through the West Coast music scene where the sound of gangsta rap was just beginning its ascendancy Snoop Dogg reached the pinnacle of every rap star’s dream--platinum album sales, sold-out concerts, and millions of dollars in the bank. Working with the likes of legends like Dr. Dre and Tupac Shakur Snoop became something more than just a pop culture celebrity of the ‘90s. He became the recognizable giant that embraced a multitude of cultures, races, and class. Such embrace took him to the depths of the island of Jamaica embodying the Rastafarian spirituality that influenced Bob Marley. In this expedition Snoop Dogg embraced his special role as the “prodigal son returning”.
With plenty of time today to reflect on a career very few rappers of his generation can hold claim Snoop Dogg has yet to sit back and retire. Instead, he finds himself evolving with the times. Sharing the TV stage with Martha Stewart and producing and performing in his first and only gospel album Snoop never fails to reinvent himself and embrace the extraordinary. Meanwhile, Snoop can still be found in more humbling ventures that give back to the community like coaching youth football and hosting local charity events. The always laid-back Snoop Dogg that still sits on the house porch smoking cannabis is also the illustrious, creative artist looking to connect and do his part in helping humanity.
UNCENSORED is an edgy new docu-series exploring the intimate lives of some of today’s most notable personalities, debuts on TV One beginning Sunday, February 18 at 10 p.m. ET/9C. The 10-episode biography series gives unprecedented access to stars including Tamar Braxton, Charlemagne Da God, Tiffany Haddish, Le’Andria Johnson, NeNe Leakes, Nia Long, Rick Ross and more, as they personally reveal their own stories, in their own words, in the places their stories unfolded.
UNCENSORED is a dynamic series with each episode capturing the essence of its subject. From the ultimate hustler Rick Ross and his climb from the streets of Miami to the top of hip-hop, to Tamar Braxton stepping out of the shadow of her famous sister and the meteoric rise of comedy’s newest “It Girl” Tiffany Haddish, UNCENSORED presents the stories behind the stars. Through the UNCENSORED lens, viewers get an unfiltered perspective on the journey they have taken to achieve their dreams and pop culture fame.
In its first season, UNCENSORED dives deep into the lives of these celebrated individuals with first-hand accounts of their road to stardom from the stars themselves. They speak directly and candidly about their personal triumphs and successes, the obstacles and challenges they have faced, and the pivotal moments that have shaped their lives and careers. No topic is off limits as they discuss issues relevant to today’s national dialogue such as race relations, drugs and violence, and sexual harassment. In addition to first-person interviews, UNCENSORED uncovers little known facts with an expansive and impressive list of friends and family who know them best.