Cordozar Calvin Broadus (born October 20, 1971), better known by his stage name Snoop Dogg, is a Grammy Award-
nominatedAmericanrapper,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 mostnotableprotégés. 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.