News of Snoop Dogg going to Jamaica as a Dogg and returning as a Lion hit the news last summer. Snoop Dogg spent his time in Jamaica recording his new album with Diplo.Â After a religious and artistic awakening in Jamaica with the people and their culture, Snoop Dogg returned to the states a changed man.Â “I have always said I was Bob Marley reincarnated,” Snoop said. “I feel I have always been a Rastafari. I just didn’t have my third eye open, but it’s wide open right now.”
Reincarnated the movie is hitting select theaters on March 15th 2013 and is set to hit DVD sometime in the Spring of 2013.
VICE Films, in partnership with Snoopadelic Films, presents REINCARNATED. The documentary follows Snoop Dogg as he journeys to Jamaica to record an album with Diplo. While there, Snoop finds himself embraced by the Jamaican people, is positively impacted by Rastafarian culture, and becomes reincarnated as Snoop Lion.
Reincarnated is the upcoming 12th studio album from Snoop Dogg but this will be the first album released under his new name, Snoop Lion. This album marks his departure from hip hop and his debut into the reggae genre, as he feels he is Bob Marley reincarnated.
In this exclusive press conference, Snoop explains more: