Snoop Dogg And Dâm-Funk Forming New Group 7 Days Of Funk

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Snoop Dogg continues to expand his horizons musically.

Teaming with Dâm-Funk, they plan on releasing a self-titled collaborative record under the name 7 Days of Funk through Stones Throw on December 10. To give fans a taste, they released their first single today titled “Faden Away.”

“We’re the babies of the Mothership,” Snoop said in a press release. “I’ve had funk influences in my music my whole career. Dâm-Funk is cold. He’s keeping the funk alive and I knew I had to get down with him.”

“Snoop knew what I was thinking without me having to articulate it. That’s how you know when you gel artistically with someone,” said Dâm-Funk added. “These beats were made for him and he laid down some of the smoothest harmonies and melodies I’ve ever heard. It’s hip-hop, but you can also hear what we grew up on, from Zapp to Evelyn ‘Champagne’ King and Patrice Rushen.”

Snoop will also introduce a new moniker. He will be calling himself Snoopzilla for the project, which pays homage to funk bassist Bootsy Collins. He was widely known as Bootzilla.

Confirmed for the album so far is Daz Dillinger, Kurupt and Steve Arrington.

[via Pitchfork]

  • randy deresti

    oww my brain

  • disqus_ayvQwhvS6h

    Get it, snoop

  • matt

    this will 100% be an amazing tour if/when it happens

  • Ben Hennessy

    You could feel so much better if you would show me how to funk like you do.

  • JooDawg

    Yo Dawg! I’m up with it too!

  • Bobby Hill

    What a sponge. First Raggae, now Funk. I’m sure he has always been down with both, but what else you gonna leech on to Snoop?

    • Ben Hennessy

      More like preach on to.

  • Ben Hennessy

    He’s got all that is really needed to save this dying world from it’s funkless hell.

  • Kinectamaniac

    I think Snoopy Boo Boo should be next.

  • Guest

    Snoop’s just bored now.

  • LUK3

    snoop musta burnt every braincell, smh

  • SkizDriz

    Snoop, I love you. Your name will forever be Snoop Dogg. I hope that one day you come back around to realize this fact. Your fans will be relieved and less confused on that day.

  • Adam

    Hopefully this means his reggae experiment is over