Snoop Dogg’s credibility had begun to wane raising questions on whether Snoop was a sell out. He no longer was a gangster in the hood, but instead a brand ambassador and actor. He made a grand return with The Blue Carpet Treatment and was the most fierce LP release since Doggystyle.
- 10. Vato- For the comeback king!
- 9. Doggfather – The Godfather’s take on things.
- 8. The Next Episode- On to the next one?
- 7. Murder Was the Case- And they blamed him.
- 6. Woof!- Did Snoop just bark?
- 5. Nuthin’ But a ‘G’ Thang- Take what you want from it!
- 4. What’s My Name?- Snoop Dogg!
- 3. Deep Cover- Paving the way for Snoop.
- 2. Drop It Like It’s Hot- Not just yet, No!
- 1. Gin and Juice- Why not, yeah?
10. Vato- For the comeback king!
Vato addressed the issue of racial tension between African-Americans and Hispanics in Los Angeles. The rappers lyrical flow resembles a barking dog. That, with the instrumental backdrop reaffirmed Snoop’s position as the king of west-coast hip-hop. Watch Vato Song Here!
9. Doggfather – The Godfather’s take on things.
Snoop is the Godfather of all hip hop, and his single the Doggfather does exactly what one would expect it to do. The track was written by Snoop Dogg, Daz Dillinger and Charles Wilson and was remixed several times, making it a Top 20 hit across the U.K. Watch Snoop Dogg’s Dogfather Here!
8. The Next Episode- On to the next one?
The Next Episode is a standout cut, an incredible follow-up to the sequel Nuthin’ But a ‘G’ Thang, and appeared on Dr Dre’s second solo album, 2001. The original version was intended to feature on Doggystyle with just Snoop and Dre, but Instead, the instrumental was used for Warren G’s Runnin Wit’ No Breaks. Watch The Next Episode Music Video Here!
7. Murder Was the Case- And they blamed him.
This Snoop Dogg song was released when the rapper was on trial for the murder of Philip Woldemariam in 1993. Snoop pleaded guilty, but what this single really does is shine light on the notoriety of the hip hop industry. The video gave us a glimpse into Snoop’s legal issues marring the lines between real life and entertainment. Watch this Song Here!
6. Woof!- Did Snoop just bark?
Call it an obsession if you must, but Snoop made sure his singles resonated with his name. The single Woof made its way to the Billboards and the R&B Hip Hop charts. Co-written by Michael Tyler, Richard Jones and Snoop himself the single is a masterpiece, carving Snoop a niche in the industry. Watch Snoop Dogg Woof! Song.
5. Nuthin’ But a ‘G’ Thang- Take what you want from it!
Stone cold classic featuring, the musical alliance of Dr. Dre and Snoop. This single was from The Chronic album, which Snoop wrote a majority of. Now, what Chronic did for the hip hop scene back then, has been propagated to this day. It gave rise to a sub-genre which came to be known as G-Funk. Watch Nuthin’ But a ‘G’ Thang Here!
4. What’s My Name?- Snoop Dogg!
This single kick started Snoop Doggy Dogg’s career, which was equivalent to a nuclear bomb when it touched down in 1993. The hottest newcomer at that time Snoop redefined hip hop. 20 years later, this tune is still as fresh as ever. The single went platinum and found Snoop on the Billboard 100. Click to Watch What’s My Name?
3. Deep Cover- Paving the way for Snoop.
Snoop’s first recorded effort was on the soundtrack for the thriller Deep Cover. This track introduced young Snoop to the hip hop scene which was backed up by Dr. Dre. The melodic vocal that we associate with Snoop was showcased in Dre’s debut album. Think about what the hip hop scene would look like without this one Snoop? Watch Deepp Cover Music Video Here!
2. Drop It Like It’s Hot- Not just yet, No!
When you have Neptunes Pharrell Williams and Chad Hugo producing a Snoop Dogg track, you’re in the presence of a masterpiece. This single gave Snoop his first Number One single. The 2004 release has the bass and keyboard with Pharrell’s opening verse introducing Snoop. Watch Drop It Like It’s Hot Music Video here!
1. Gin and Juice- Why not, yeah?
Gin and Juice is unmistakably one of the best Snoop Dogg song so far. The 1993 track is the second single from Doggystyle with the signature Dr. Dre beats. Definitely one of West Coast’s finest, Gin and Juice’s timeless music video with the unforgettable open bars makes it a rap along for sure! Watch Gin and Juice Song Here!
So, that’s the end of our list of greatest Snoop Dogg hits of all time, Love him or hate him, Snoop has provided us with the greatest R&B singles of all time. Each of his albums carved out a niche in the hip-hop industry, making him one of the greatest legends.
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