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Snoop Dogg turns 49 today! There is and always will be only one Snoop.

In honor, here are five fun facts about Snoop, plus some of our favorite, classic videos!

1. Snoop Dogg’s real name is Calvin Cordozar Broadus, Jr.

2. Where did he get the name Snoop Dogg? His parents nicknamed him “Snoopy.”

3. Snoop Dogg married his high school sweetheart, Shante Taylor, in 1997.

4. Snoop Dogg’s favorite sports teams include the Pittsburgh Steelers, Dallas Cowboys, Oakland Raiders, New England Patriots, LA Dodgers, and LA Lakers.

5. Snoop has done a few acting roles! He has appeared on Entourage, One Life to Live, Weeds, King of the Hill, and Monk.

Snoop Dogg - I Wanna Go Outside (Official Video)

Listen to the single "I Wanna Go Outside". Out now! Stream: https://empire.ffm.to/iwannagooutside.oyd Video directed by: Dah Dah (@TheRealDahDah) Produced by...

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