Straight out of Long Beach, CA, Cordozar Calvin Broadus, Jr., otherwise known as Snoop Dogg is world renown rapper and actor. He was discovered by Dr. Dre of N.W.A in 1992, and made his debut featured throughout Dr. Dre’s solo debut album, The Chronic. Snoop Dogg hit it big right out of the gates with his debut album Doggystyle, which was released in 1993 under Death Row Records. It contained the hit singles “What’s My Name?” and “Gin & Juice”. In 1996, Dogg followed up those hits with more hits with the single “Snoop’s Upside Ya Head” off the Tha Doggfather album. Snoop Dogg has had seventeen Grammy nominations without a win and has sold over 35 million albums worldwide.