First came Snoop Dogg’s COOLAID, the rapper’s most recent album that features catchy beats and lots of weed references. Now, Snoop is dropping COOLAID: The Movie, a reflection of his 14th album. On Friday, Snoop debuted the film, which gives fans a glimpse of his life and the pivotal moments that led to his success and helped shape the man he is today. From “Don’t Stop” to “Supercrip,” the movie also includes hits from the COOLAID album and serves as a visual companion to his new music.
Snoop Dogg drops COOLAID: The Movie
During the summer, Snoop Dogg released COOLAID, his 14th album. And now, Snoop has launched COOLAID: The Movie, which takes fans on a journey through the rapper’s life and the crucial moments that led to his success. The movie is also a reflection of the COOLAID album and includes visuals of his new music.
The film takes it back to the very beginning and starts with Snoop’s childhood. Then, it eventually leads to Snoop discussing his dream of becoming a football player. And later, the rapper talks about gang life and his involvement with drugs.
From the start of his music career to his infamous murder trial, COOLAID: The Movie highlights both the highs and lows of Snoop’s road to stardom. Also, how he became the musical icon that he is today.
In a press release, Snoop shared how much the film means to him and what fans can expect from it,
This is a piece that is near and dear to me — it’s a personal journey of my life.
The videos, dialogue and music were hand-selected to depict pivotal moments in my career and look forward to sharing it with my fans. Can’t wait to hear what ya’ll think!
Some of the tracks featured in the movie include “Don’t Stop” (featuring Too $hort), “Legend,” and “Affiliated.” And if you’re dying to check it out, COOLAID: The Movie is now available for streaming on iTunes.
The evolution of the Dogg
Currently in the works is Snoop Dogg’s 15th record, titled Neva Left. According to Snoop, the album will reflect all of the phases of his career,
Throughout the years, I’ve had my hands in a lot of different projects, but music has always remained at my core. This album reflects every phase of me throughout my career.
I’m excited for ya’ll to hear this new project that highlights the evolution of the Dogg.
If you want a little sneak peak, then you can check out the album’s first track here. The song, titled “Mount Kushmore,” includes fellow weed-lover B-Real. And along with B-Real, there’s Method Man and Redman.
To celebrate his 25-year-long music career, the Neva Left cover art takes it back to the early 90s, right around the time Snoop launched his first record. The photo features young Snoop posing for photographer Chi Modu on California State Route 187.
Be sure to mark your calendars for May 19th, the album’s release date. And again, don’t forget to check out COOLAID: The Movie on iTunes.