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Snoop Doggy Dogg: Ruff Justice

Paul Lester, Melody Maker, 5 February 1994

SNOOP DOGGY DOGG is America's most controversial performer, taking the street-tuff credentials of previous gangsta rappers to new extremes of 4 Realness. His album, Doggystyle, is the first ever debut LP to enter the US charts at Number One and has sold nearly four million copies in two months. The week of its release, however, Snoop was indicted for murder. In this exclusive interview, PAUL LESTER meets the hardcore rapper who may have to spend the next 25 years in jail and speaks to him about music, misogyny and murder.

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