15 Thoughts On Snoop Lion’s ‘Reincarnated’ Album

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/ April 23, 2013

“It’s so much death, it’s so much destruction and it’s so much mayhem and it’s so much misunderstanding in music, we losing so many great musicians. And we don’t love them while they here. And I want to be loved while I’m here. And the only way we get love is to get love.” —Snoop Lion, intro to Reincarnated

Depending where you stand, you either view Snoop Dogg’s much-talked-about conversion as a full-blown reggae man as an intriguing musical left turn or a novelty album led by an iconic artist who got bored with being merely a hip-hop legend. Indeed, reactions to Snoop Lion’s Reincarnated have been mixed. So how does the Jamaica-inspired passion project hold up? VIBE presents 15 random thoughts on Reincarnated.—Keith Murphy (@murphdogg29)