Snoop Dogg To Be Named As BMI Icon
The Broadcast Music Incorporated (BMI) is naming the Godfather of Rap Snoop Dogg as the BMI Icon. Snoop’s gift and ability to songwriter and produce, has earned him to be presented for the Urban Songerwriter, Song, Producer and Publisher of the Year crystals.
Holding a title as a huge Hip-Hop culture artist has set Snoop Dogg to be in the same BMI bracket with The Jacksons, Issac Hayes, Little Richard, James Brown because of their unique and indelible influence on generations of music makers. In total, Snoop has won 12 BMI Awards for his urban and pop hits.
Nearly two decades of being relevant in the music industry has granted three Greatest Hits Albums for top charted songs such as “Drop It Like It’s Hot“, “Gin and Juice” and “Beautiful“. The BMI ceremony will be held at the Pantages Theare in Hollywood on Aug 26 including industry peers and the BMI President & CEO, Vice President and Writer & Publisher Relation groups to celebrate Snoop Dogg becoming the BMI Icon.