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'Winning': Sheen's catchphrase spawns a rap collaboration with Snoop Dogg

As The Sheen will tell you, “winning” isn’t just the opposite of losing. It’s a way of life. And a line of t-shirts. And it could be, according to Jimmy Fallon, a fragrance. Well, Sheen’s “winning” dictum has taken one more step from being a mere internet meme to being added to the OED as hashtagged slang. His Sheenness has collaborated with none other than Snoop Dogg to drop a #winning-inspired rap, whose download proceeds will apparently be donated to assist those affected by last month’s tornadoes in the South. Take a listen to the NSFW track below:

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Snoop Dogg, Willie Nelson team up for smokey 'Superman' video

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Snoop Dogg and Willie Nelson have a lot in common: They’re both legends in their respective genres. They each make dubious choices when it comes to collaborators. Both are braid enthusiasts. And both love country music.

Of course, they are also both advocates of a certain herbal substance that will grab a handful of headlines today. Appropriately, Snoop just dropped a new video for “Superman,” which features a guest spot from Nelson. Check it out after the jump.

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Charlie Sheen and Snoop Dogg making warlock 'Sheenius' music? Sheen's Twitter says yes

Charlie Sheen’s My Violent Torpedo of Truth/Death is Not an Option Tour begins in a few days, and no one has a clue what’s in store for those in attendance.

But he may have given us a hint via Twitter over the weekend. E! spotted a twitpic that shows him, rapper Snoop Dogg, and the tour’s music director Robert Patterson (also the former guitarist for Korn) working on some tunes.

“Warlock meets his makers-music makers that is @SnoopDogg @robpatterson666,” Sheen captions. “Get ready to rock the Sheenius within!” Whoa!

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Snoop Dogg, Warren G, and many more remember late friend Nate Dogg at California funeral

Late hip-hop crooner Nate Dogg was laid to rest Saturday in his Long Beach, California hometown. MTV reports that thousands of fans and family members attended the funeral service at Long Beach Cruise Terminal. Among them were music peers Dr. Dre, Game, DJ Quik, Mack-10, WC, DJ Pooh, and fellow 213 group members Snoop Dogg and Warren G.

Snoop recalled how their friendship began 25 years ago. “1986, Poly High School, that’s where we connected for the first time,” Snoop said. “We didn’t know each other, but the music connected us. We built a brotherhood.”

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Wiz Khalifa and Snoop Dogg to star in stoner flick High School

The pairing of new school rhymer Wiz Khalifa and rap icon Snoop Dogg is a match made in chronic heaven.

The two avid weed puffers are taking their friendship further than just music and creating a movie called, fittingly, High School. The stoner comedy will likely be released sooner than later, Khalifa confirmed to Rolling Stone.

“It should be coming out pretty soon. It’s about pot, of course,” he said. “But it’s about me [sic] and his relationship. A spin-off of us being cool in the industry, smoking a lot of weed, and being around a lot of weed. We’re going to try to have fun with it and also try to enlighten people at the same time, not just get everybody high.”

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Dr. Dre and Snoop Dogg steam up the club in 'Kush' video: Watch here

Dr-Dre-KushOkay, so now I’m actually starting to believe Dr. Dre‘s Detox is coming soon. “Kush,” the album’s lead single leaked online last month and positive feedback demanded they run with it. Acting fast, the video was released this morning. The legendary California producer teams up with singer Akon and frequent collaborator Snoop Dogg here. In the clip Dre and Snoop hit the club to spark up some fun while Akon makes it rain in a private jet cruising over the city. Visually, it’s an interesting video. The trio are the only ones moving in the majority of it. Motionless party-goers are seen enjoying various facets of after hours fun, be it exhaling puffs of smoke, knocking back a drink, or dancing. Flight attendants are frozen, as is the cash Akon tosses up on his plane.

The camera work is not untraveled territory, though. T-Pain’s recent “Rap Song” features the style. As does Usher’s “DJ Got Us Fallin’ in Love” with slow motion and rewinding at times. But Dre’s has a Cali-cool vibe that’s all its own.

Check out the video after the jump and let us know what you think. But beware: the language is NSFW.

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Snoop Dogg lights up 'smokin' song for Prince William's bachelor party

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Though it’s been rumored, we’ve got no clue if Prince William of Wales has invited hip-hop royalty to his upcoming spring wedding to Kate Middleton. But California king Snoop Dogg already has a track that he says is tailor made for the king-to-be’s bachelor party. In a press release Snoop says the second single from his forthcoming Doggumentary Music, “Wet,” is “the perfect anthem for Prince William or any playa to get the club smokin’.” Fittingly, the song will make its debut at 4:20 pm PST today on his website.

Prince William’s known to a be huge fan of hip-hop titans like Kanye West, Pharrell Williams, and Diddy–all of whom would seemingly be “safer” picks as invitees to such a regal event. But Snoop sure does up the cool factor several notches. What do you think of Snoop’s unencouraged act of assistance? Will you be checking in later to find out what he laced William with? Spark up some dialogue in the comments.

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Dr. Dre's first Detox single, 'Kush,' leaks online

Dr-DreImage Credit: Bryan Bedder/Getty ImagesIt’s hard to keep excitement going when the promised product is as oft-delayed as Dr. Dre‘s Detox album. But slowly, rap’s iconic producer and sometime rapper is breathing life back into the bodies of fans who’ve held their breath for too long. Yesterday Dre’s first single from his forthcoming album leaked online. It’s called “Kush,” and features longtime partner in rhyme Snoop Dogg—fittingly so, since it’s about marijuana. With a whipping bass line and Dre’s trademark menacing keys, it feels like this time Dre may actually be prepping to drop the album.

In an interview with radio host Big Boy, the California titan explained that he didn’t intend for it to come out and he doesn’t want people to think that it’s a true representation of the album. But he’s rolling with it nonetheless. “It’s about weed smoking and I don’t want people to think that’s what my album’s about,” he said. “This is actually the only song with that type of content in it. But it seems that  everybody likes it. So we’re going to go ahead and push with it.”

Dre’s also on the cover of XXL‘s Dec./Jan. issue talking about Detox. The album’s expected to hit stores early in 2011.

Have you heard “Kush” yet? Are you excited for Detox again? Let us know.

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Snoop Dogg and LL Cool J play new Halo game, act like children

halo-reach-reviewImage Credit: MicrosoftHalo: Reach, the latest iteration in the Halo franchise, was released yesterday, and some surprising inclusions to the legions of nerds already playing online are hip-hop artists Snoop Dogg and LL Cool J.

The two filmed a Funnyordie.com video of their game along with Wayne Newton — a.k.a. Mr. Las Vegas — and Chuck actor Zachary Levi, which provided at least one major revelation: Celebrities and seminal gangster rappers are just as infantile while playing video games as the rest of us.

Although Snoop seems to be the better player (he’s got the build of a gamer, after all), LL Cool J utters what probably should have been the tagline of the game: “Halo: Reach: You can’t ‘Reach’ me, baby.” Snoop, who plays under the handle “thedoggfather,”pays him back with an obscene in-game celebratory gesture. Way to keep it classy, Snoop.

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Snoop Dogg raps for 'True Blood': Watch his hilarious 'Oh Sookie' video here

snoop-dogg-true-bloodSnoop Dogg outed himself as a fan of TV’s hottest summer hit some time ago. “True Blood, get at me,” he announced in an October 2009 MTV News interview. “Snoop Dogg wants to be a vampire.” Well, he isn’t sporting fangs (yet), but he’s just teamed up with HBO for something even better: A hilarious True Blood rap song called “Oh Sookie,” complete with a music video. Oh yes.

Who needs the Hague when Snoop can run game in Bon Temps? “Oh Sookie, let me get in your head,” he whispers seductively to the show’s telepathic waitress. “Oh Sookie, we can lay in the bed/Oh Sookie, choose a player like me/Do it in the daytime with the D-O-double-G.” Next thing you know, he’s trying to get Sookie stoned and spirit her off to L.A., right after he “order[s her] a gin and juice at Merlotte’s.” But won’t her undead boyfriend mind? “We’ll do it in the daytime, Bill won’t know a thing.” Slick.

Watch the very amusing promotional clip after the jump (via Rap Radar). Like it? Think Snoop could compete with the likes of Bill, Eric, and Sam for Ms. Stackhouse’s affections?

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