Snoop Dogg, a.k.a. Calvin Cordozar Broadus Jr., is an American rapper and actor who has declared his intention to give up smoking.
The rapper gave careful thought to his decision to begin smoking at the age of 18, citing discussions with his family and careful consideration as justifications, during an exclusive preview of Martha Stewart’s iHeartRadio podcast in 2022.
Making the announcement on his X account on Thursday, the 52-year-old artist emphasised the importance of respecting his privacy during this time.
In the post, he said, “After much consideration and conversation with my family, I’ve decided to give up smoke. Please respect my privacy at this time.”
Snoop Dogg rose to fame in 1992 with his feature on Dr. Dre’s debut solo single, “Deep Cover,” followed by his contributions to Dre’s debut solo album, ‘The Chronic.;
Since his emergence on the music scene, Snopp has sold over 23 million albums in the United States and 35 million worldwide.
His achievements include an American Music Award, a Primetime Emmy Award, and 17 Grammy Award nominations.
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