Snoop Drop The Lion To Become Snoopzilla On New Funk Album

Snoop Lion may have gotten song good advice from Damian “Junior Gongzilla” Marley.

The West Coast rap legend turn reggae star has changed his name again. This time he dropped the Lion and now refers to himself as SnoopZilla.

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According to reports, the music icon chnaged his moniker in honor of his new album 7 Days of Funk with Dam-Funk.

The collaborative album will be released on Stones Throw Records on December 10.

“We’re the babies of the Mothership,” Snoopzilla said in a statement. “I’ve had funk influences in my music my whole career. Dam-Funk is cold. He’s keeping the funk alive and I knew I had to get down with him.”

The album will also feature guest appearances from Kurupt, Steve Arrington, and Daz.

Snoop Lion released his crtically acclaim reggae debut album Reincarnated in April of this year. That album was produced by Major Lazer and gave rise to the moniker Snoop Lion.