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New Waves — The insider's guide to the Next Big Thing: Snoop Doggy Dogg

David Toop, The Times, 29 October 1993

SOMETIMES A musician is so obviously the next big thing that hailing the fact in advance seems like cheating. Only a small sample of Snoop Doggy Dogg's rapping on Dr Dre's two-million-selling album, The Chronic, is needed in order to hear his potential. The casual delivery, rolling in a nasal Mississippi drawl, wraps vulnerability and impenetrable arrogance into one contradictory, fascinating package.

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