• Thursday, December 07, 2023
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American rapper, Snoop Dogg, gives up smoking


Calvin Cordozar Broadus Jr., better known by his stage name Snoop Dogg, says he had stopped smoking.

The rapper gave careful deliberation to his decision to start smoking at the age of 18, citing chats with his family and careful consideration as the reasons for it, as he revealed during an exclusive preview of Martha Stewart’s iHeartRadio show in 2022.

The fifty-two-year-old musician made the statement on his X account on Thursday, stressing how crucial it is to respect his privacy at this time.

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In the post, he stated, “After much consideration and conversation with my family, I’ve decided to give up smoke. Please respect my privacy at this time.”

The American rapper and actor is known both in real life and on movies sets to smoke not only cigarettes but also marijuana and other smoke-linked drugs.

Snoop Dogg became well-known in 1992 when he appeared on Dr. Dre’s first solo single, “Deep Cover,” and then he contributed to the artist’s first solo album, “The Chronic.”

Snopp has sold more than 23 million albums in the US and 35 million globally since making his debut in the music industry.