Cordozar Calvin Broadus (born October 20, 1972), better known by his stage name Snoop Dogg, is a Grammy Award-nominatedAmerican
rapper,record producer and actor. Snoop is best known as an MC in the West Coast hip hop scene, and forbeing oneof producer Dr. Dre's most
notableprotégés. He popularized the catch-phrase suffix -izzle, which had been in use fordecades,but not nearly to the extent that it is now,
particularly inthe pop and hip hop music industry.