Rapper Snoop Dogg becomes Snoop Lion, wants to join 'Idol'

Long Beach rapper Snoop Dogg announced his new incarnation as Snoop Lion last week, showing a new interest in Rastafarianism and a hard pivot to traditional reggae music. This week he suggested in an interview with the Huffington Post that he's tossing his hat in to fill the departing Steven Tyler's seat on "American Idol's" judging panel. More: Full story | Snoop Lion wants to join 'American Idol' | PHOTOS: 'American Idol' judges through the years
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