After nearly two decades in the game, Snoop Dogg turns 40 today (October 20).

After bursting onto the scene in 1992, on mentor Dr. Dre's classic album, The Chronic who would have thought the lean, six-foot plus rapper would become a hip-hop legend? But now, with several Grammy nominations and more than six No.1 Billboard spots, the Snopp D-O-Double G has 40 more reasons to celebrate.

XXL wishes Snopp a happy G day!