From this weekend's "Things That Don't Make Sense" news section, we learn that Snoop Dogg will be taking on the alter ego Snoop Lion
to release a reggae album later this year. Submissions for weed jokes are gratefully being accepted here
. The album, aptly titled Reincarnation
, will be released via VICE
, which actually makes some sense, with lead single "La La La" produced by class acts Diplo, Ariel Rechtshaid and Major Lazer. You can give it a listen below.
But there's more. Snoop's apparently taking the show on the road, giving his feline alias a proper live debut in Toronto on August 3, just a few days after playing Doggystyle in a headlining slot at Catalpa NYC on Sunday, which (perhaps conveniently) boasts a stage entirely devoted to reggae. Take note!
Guess what? His band is called "The Jungle." Snoop Lion and the Jungle.
Snoop Lion gets deep: