Snoop Dogg changes name to Snoop Lion, says he is Bob Marley reincarnated


Snoop Lion? Really? Snoop Dogg says his new name is for real, and explained the reason behind it today.

Bob Marley's son Rohan attended the conference and gave Snoop his blessing. "I feel like I've always been Rastafarian," Snoop said of the spiritual Jamaican movement. While there, he said, he visited a temple, was renamed Snoop Lion and was also given

Snoop (née Calvin Broadus) and Diplo (Thomas Wesley Pentz — Wes to his friends) have collaborated on a bold move for the former. Broadus has, for the time being, dropped the Dogg act and upgraded to Snoop Lion. The change is a result of his time in

Snoop Lion? Really? Snoop Dogg says his new name is for real, and explained the reason behind it today.

Along the way, he says, he shed the name and persona of Snoop Dogg and was rechristened Snoop Lion by Rastafarian priests. “I have always said I was Bob Marley reincarnated,” Snoop told a crowd of reporters at a news conference at Miss Lily's,