Today In Hip-Hop: Snoop Dogg Drops “Gin and Juice”

On this day, January 15, in hip-hop history... 1994: Twenty years ago today, Snoop Dogg (then known as Snoop Doggy Dogg) released "Gin and Juice," his second single off his iconic debut album, Doggystyle.  During the days Death Row Records reign supreme, Snoop got his big shot in 1993 after being heavily featured on Dr. Dre's classic The Chronic. Doggystyle was a huge commercial success, mixing funk with West Coast gangsta rap. His first single off the album was "Who Am I? (What's My Name?)"  which quickly caught the attention of everyone. After was "Gin and Juice" and the rest is history. "Gin and Juice" peaked at number 8, ...

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