Snoop “Reincarnated” documentary about the making of the album is set to hit theaters on March 15th with album following on April 23rd, 2013. In talking about his inspiration for this album Snoop had this is say.
“This record is all about paying homage and giving respect to those who created and love reggae music, and hopefully introducing it to a whole new audience,” said Snoop in a statement. “I feel truly honored to make this album and respect to all who blazed the path for me.”
Of course critics think he is just in it for the weed.
Check out the trailer here as well as the 1st single “Here Comes the King” below…
Also, check out Chris Farley of the Wall Street Journal talking about Snoop’s new direction and discussing hip hop’s Caribbean roots.