Today In Hip-Hop: Snoop Dogg Releases ‘Da Game Is To Be Sold, Not To Be Told’

On this day, August 4, in hip-hop history… 1998: In the aftermath of Tupac Shakur's murder and his mentor, Dr. Dre's exit from Death Row Records, Snoop Dogg was looking for an escape out of Suge Knight's iron-fisted grip. Whether the bad press or murderous karma that surrounded the mighty record label, Death Row Records had become an unsafe to work and Snoop wanted out. Enter Master P who stepped in to provide Snoop safe harbor at No Limits Records after the drama at Death Row had become too difficult to endure. Snoop's third album, Da Game Is To Be Sold, Not ...

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