Snoop Dogg’s New Gospel Album Actually Sounds Lit

NEW ORLEANS, LA - MAY 06:  Snoop Dogg performs at the 2017 New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival at Fair Grounds Race Course on May 6, 2017 in New Orleans, Louisiana.  (Photo by Erika Goldring/Getty Images)

Snoop Dogg’s New Gospel Album Actually Sounds Lit

In the name of Jesus.

Published June 7, 2017

Ask hip-hop artists like Chicago’s Chance the Rapper and G.O.O.D. Music leader Kanye West, and gospel music fits perfectly beside hip-hop like two peas in a pod.

So, yes, the existence of a gospel album from West Coast gangsta rap veteran and hip-hop icon Snoop Dogg can actually be a thing, and telling by his latest Instagram posts, it is. 

Beginning with a text message he sent his mother, Snoop got the first greenlight for the album from her. The Long Beach native thanked her in advance for guiding his spirituality that will now be materialized through his first-ever gospel project. He also let her in on the news that he’s currently gearing the album up.

“Praise the Lord,” she responded. “You are very welcome. The more you share with others the more you will reap more benefits. The more the Lord will enlarge your territory and bless you indeed. I am so grateful to the Lord for you and how God is moving you in the direction to bless His people through the word of God.”

And since mama knows best, Snoop felt gracious enough to share a few snippets from the forthcoming album with his fans, and it’s definitely a listen for sore ears. From the brief Instagram clips of the album’s sneak peek, it’s also apparent that the 45-year-old rap icon and record producer didn’t abandon his acuity for infectious beats and rhythm-play.

While there’s no word on its title, release date or any help from the gospel music artist circle just yet, the project still sounds pretty solid so far.

Check out where Snoop got his inspiration for the project and how he’ll be taking us to church with it in the video below. 

Confirmation 🙏🏾🌹

A post shared by snoopdogg (@snoopdogg) on

🙏🏾🌹

A post shared by snoopdogg (@snoopdogg) on

Gospel record 🙏🏾🙏🏾🌹

A post shared by snoopdogg (@snoopdogg) on

Written by Diamond Alexis

(Photo: Erika Goldring/Getty Images)

COMMENTS

Latest in music

Martin: The Legacy of a King

Mon, Jan. 21 9/8c EST

AIRS
0

days

00HRS
00MIN
00SEC