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Album Review: Snoop Dogg’s “Doggumentary” Takes You Back (page 2)

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The entire album has a distinct and cohesive sound, that is reminiscent of Snoop’s earlier work with the Regulators, with many shout outs to LAcentric icons, a collaboration with Laker Kobe Bryant and, of course the lifestyle of being an old school gangsta.

Still, the track “Eyez Closed” is the most versatile track on the album.  It features superstars [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Kanye West[/lastfm] and [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]John Legend[/lastfm] and somehow manages to have the perfect balance of what each artist brings to the table.

“Eyez Closed” has an obviously Kanyesque sound to it, but the addition of John Legend in the chorus and Snoop Dogg’s particular brand of rapping give the track a diversity that shows a new side to what Snoop Dogg is capable.

The saying goes, “You can’t teach and old dog new tricks,” abut for this Dogg, this isn’t true.

Snoop uses some of his old tricks, but manages to elevate not only his sound, but his reach by working with a multitude of new artists, continuing to qualify him as the Doggfather.

Doggumentary Tracklisting:

  1. “Toyz N Da Hood” (Feat. [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Bootsy Collins[/lastfm])
  2. “The Way Life Used to Be”
  3. “My Own Way” (Feat. [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Denaun Porter[/lastfm])
  4. “Wonder What It Do”
  5. “My Func House”
  6. “Peer Pressure”
  7. “I Don’t Need No Bitch” (Feat. [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Devin The Dude[/lastfm] & [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Kobe[/lastfm])
  8. Platinum (Feat. R. Kelly)
  9. “Boom” (Feat. [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]T-Pain[/lastfm]) (Prod. Scott Storch)
  10. “El Lay” (Feat. [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Marty James[/lastfm])
  11. “We Rest In Cali”
  12. “Gangbang Rookie” (Feat. [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Pilot[/lastfm])
  13. “This Weed Iz Mine” (Feat. [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Wiz Khalifa[/lastfm])
  14. “Wet”
  15. “Take U Home” (Feat. [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Too $hort[/lastfm], [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Kokane[/lastfm] &[lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Daz Dillinger[/lastfm])
  16. “Sumthing Like This Night” (Feat. [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Gorillaz[/lastfm])
  17. “Superman” (Feat. [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Willie Nelson[/lastfm])
  18. “Eyez Closed” (Feat. [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Kanye West[/lastfm] & [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]John Legend[/lastfm])
  19. “Raised In Da Hood”
  20. “It’s D Only Thang”
  21. “Cold Game” (Feat. [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]LaToya Williams[/lastfm])

[lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Snoop Dogg[/lastfm] – “Wet”

  • Doggumentary – Snoop Dogg Snoop Dogg

Remember to come back tomorrow to watch Snoop Dogg perform his new hits and his classics on during his exclusive online concert (5pm PT/8pm ET). This latest installment of the Live on Letterman series is brought to you by AT&T – Rethink Possible.

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