Arriving on the red carpet in costume as his infamous alter-ego “Todd,” dressed in Hugo Boss and heart-shaped sunglasses, Snoop Dogg shared his Halloween motto “be sweet, trick or treat and have fun” and hinted at the possibility of some forthcoming surprises popping up throughout the night.
Snoop Dogg then made his way inside to the classic 1920’s speakeasy-themed party where he took over the DJ booth to kick off his DJ Snoopadelic set.
As classic Snoop Dogg hits like “The Next Episode” rang out, partygoers got a special performance as “Todd” sang along from the DJ booth.
Grammy award-winner Swizz Beatz made a surprise appearance, joining Snoop in the DJ booth and dancing along to hip-hop anthems.
Calvin Cordozar Broadus, Jr. (born October 20, 1971), known by his stage names Snoop Doggy Dogg, Snoop Dogg, and later Snoop Lion, is an American rapper, singer-songwriter, and actor. Snoop has sold over 30 million albums worldwide. His music career began in 1992 when he was discovered by Dr. Dre. He collaborated on Dre’s solo debut The Chronic (1992), and on the theme song to the feature film Deep Cover.
Snoop’s debut album, Doggystyle, was released in 1993 under Death Row Records, debuting at No. 1 on both the Billboard 200 and Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs charts. Selling almost a million copies in the first week of its release, Doggystyle became certified 4× platinum in 1994 and spawned several hit singles, including “What’s My Name” and “Gin & Juice“. In 1994, Snoop released a soundtrack on Death Row Records for the short film Murder Was The Case, starring himself. His second album Tha Doggfather (1996), also debuted at No. 1 on both charts with “Snoop’s Upside Ya Head” as the lead single. The album was certified double platinum in 1997.