Remembering the 1993 LP Doggystyle and examinig its significance within the artform of hip hop in the post-Reagan and H.W. Bush-era war on drugs and recognizing its importance on American culture on its 20th anniversary. Do you want to feel old? It has now been twenty years since Jurassic Park was released theatrically for the first time. In addition to Steven Spielberg's dinosaurs-running-amuck blockbuster, 1993 was a seminal year in pop culture for another reason. It was the same year that that the Dogg Pound was unleashed with the release of Snoop Lion's (then Snoop Doggy Dogg) landmark LP Doggystyle....
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MTqyV5Kw9Ss The official Snoop Lion documentary, documenting Snoop's transformation while in Jamaica, gets its widespread release this spring. via: FDR