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Snoop performing at The Hoxton in Toronto, Canada, in August 2012.
|Birth name||Calvin Cordozar Broadus Jr.|
|Also known as||
|Born||October 20, 1971
Long Beach, California, U.S.
|Origin||Eastside, Long Beach, California, U.S.|
In 2012, Snoop Dogg went to Jamaica. He studied the Rastafari movement. He changed his name to Snoop Lion, after the Lion of Judah. This is a name from the tribe of Judah. It is sometimes used to describe Haile Selassie, who is worshipped by Rastafarians. His 2013 album, Reincarnated, is his first reggae music album.
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