Renowned rapper Snoop Dogg recently visited Jamaica, immersed himself in Rastafarian culture, recorded a reggae album called “Reincarnated” with producers Diplo and Major Lazer, and redubbed himself Snoop Lion in the process. But he reassures longtime fans that it’s not permanent. “Snoop Lion is the moniker that I will use when I make reggae music,” says the artist, whose raspy, weed-weathered voice perfectly fits the genre. Read More
Let’s face it: New Year’s Eve in San Francisco on Monday is going to be another debacle.
The bridge-and-tunnel crowd, the drunks acting out, the cab situation — it’s all horrific. That’s why people are celebrating Friday and Saturday at Fort Mason’s Wintersalt festival with Diplo, DJ Shadow, Germany’s Zedd, and major San Francisco electronic music DJ and booker Richie Panic. Read More