by Mike Krumboltz
Happy birthday to the Snoop Dogg. The rap superstar and occasional actor (remember “Bones”?) hits the big 4-0 this week.
Few people have crammed as much living into 40 years. Born Calvin Broadus on October 20, 1971, he was given his now-famous nickname by his parents, who thought the young child resembled the Peanuts character Snoopy.
No doubt, Snoop built his early fame on rapping about his tough life in Southern California. As a teen, Snoop got into trouble with the law, a habit that continued
well into his adulthood. In 1996, he faced murder charges but was later
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