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Snoop Doggy Dogg: Doggystyle (eastwest 654492279-2); Ice Cube: Lethal Injection (4th & Broadway BRCD 609)

Caroline Sullivan, Guardian, The, 3 December 1993

TWO DIFFERENT versions of the art of gangsta rap. Twenty-one-year-old Los Angeleno Snoop Doggy Dogg is about to make history by having his debut album enter the US chart at number one. Two million copies have already been preordered. He first attracted notice as the featured rapper on Dr Dre's highly successful album, The Chronic; he was in the headlines again recently when he was arrested as an accessory to murder.

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