Snoop Dogg Refuses To Divorce

Rap singer Snoop Dogg declared he doesn't want to divorce his wife Shante Broadus.

By    July 12th, 2005 20:06 GMT
Rap singer Snoop Dogg declared he doesn't want to divorce his wife Shante Broadus. Snoop blames the music industry and the money on their split, admitting he cheated his wife of eight years.

He says: "I fell back in love with my wife and kids.

A lot of times you get cloudy. The music industry is a mother, man, and it'll take your vision and blur it.

But I need my wife and kids in my life. So if you hear about a divorce, it'll be my wife divorcing me. It won't be me divorcing her."

On 21 May 2004, Snoop Dogg filed for divorce from his wife Shante Broadus, citing irreconcilable differences and seeking joint custody of their three children, Corde, Cordell, and Cori. But they have reconciled since.

Snoop Dogg, real name Calvin Cordozar Broadus born in October 20, 1972 in Long Beach, California, is famous for using slang invented by Frankie Smith of "The Double Dutch Bus" fame and popularized by fellow rapper E-40, much of which is simply derived by adding an "izz" or "izzle" sound to the word.

Snoop Dogg has worked with Silkk the Shocker, C-Murder, B-Legit, Babyface, Bad Azz, Bizzy Bone,Young Bellz, Mariah Carey, Bootsy Collins, The D.O.C., Daz Dillinger, Dr. Dre, Nate Dogg, and The Neptunes, among others.

Snoop Dogg's sound has been heavily influenced by funk, and R&B. Snoop Dogg's music features samples from earlier black artists and groups, including James Brown, Marvin Gaye, and Parliament - Funkadelic. (Wikipedia)

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