Snoop Dogg plans ‘Snoop Fest’ in dad’s hometown Mississippi

Johannesburg, May 11 : Mississippi may soon find itself grooving to Snoop Dogg as the rapper is planning for a music festival at his father's hometown Magnolia.

The The 45-year-old rapper, whose real name is Cordozar Calvin Broadus, had stopped in Magnolia on his way to the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival, where he performed and discuss his plans for "Snoop Fest" with the mayor.

Snoop Dogg said that the festival's first day would feature blues, gospel and country acts for the "aunts, grandmas and uncles," with hip-hop and rhythm and blues on the second day.

The 'Drop It Like It's Hot' hit-maker stated that he wants to bring back Mississippi natives Brandy and Ray J Norwood of McComb, David Banner of Jackson, Souljia Boy of Batesville and newcomer La'Porsha Renae, also of McComb, and to give a shot to some performers who are still local.

The Young, Wild and Free' hit-maker revealed that he wants to do something that reaches out to everyone.

Source: ANI