Today In Hip-Hop: Snoop Doggy Dogg’s ‘Doggystyle’ Turns 20!

On this day, November 23, in hip-hop history... 1993: You might not know it now but 20 years ago, Calvin Broadus A.K.A. Snoop Doggy Dogg was Public Enemy No. 1 in Mainstream America's war against hip-hop. Today, he is the cuddly, Hot Pocket-peddling "Uncle Snoop" - a cultural icon that even your grandmother could love - but two decades prior, Snoop was the face of everything that was supposedly wrong with rap - it was violent, misogynistic and profane. Despite his growing popularity, Snoop was vilified for his music finding himself famously slapped on the cover of Newsweek with the tagline, ...

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