Snoop released his debut album Doggystyle in 1993, and almost 20 years and 11 albums later the Long Beach rapper is still putting in work, and for the work he put in he will be honored with a BMI Icon award at the upcoming BMI Urban Awards.
On August 26th when the BMI Awards ceremony kicks off at Pantages Theater in Hollywood, California. and multiple artists will perform some of Snoop’s biggest hits, from “Gin and Juice” to “Drop It Like It’s Hot” in honor of the West Coast legend.
BMI praised Snoop as they released a statement:
“As Snoop Dogg approaches his 20th year in the entertainment industry, he remains a visionary MC with sharp instinct and velvet delivery. He is a fiercely imaginative songwriter, capable of cutting rhymes and wry wordplay.”
Previous to this years BMI Awards show, the Doggfather has received 12 BMI Awards for his multiple hit records.