Life by Press Association November 19, 2018, 9:45 pm FacebookTwitterLinkedInWhatsAppEmail Sign up to our Daily newsletter Snoop Dogg said he hopes he can be a positive influence on the next generation of rappers as he was honoured with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. The musician, whose career spans three decades, is known for hits including What’s My Name?, Gin & Juice and Snoop’s Upside Ya Head and was one of the stars of the 1990s West Coast hip-hop scene. The genre produced immensely popular music while being controversial for its themes of gang violence and crime. One of its main stars, Tupac Shakur, was shot dead in 1996. During his Walk of Fame ceremony in Los Angeles on Monday, Snoop Dogg, real name Calvin Cordozar Broadus Jr, thanked famed music producer Quincy Jones for helping him throughout his career and said he hoped he could help today’s rappers “cut through the mess early”. He said: “He has always been like a mentor to us, been like a big brother to us, helping us understand we needed to be more positive and instrumental with our voices. “Now I’m looking back on it I can say I am thankful for Quincy… Read full this story
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