News: Snoop Dogg Creates "Malice" W/ Soulja Boy, The-Dream & R.Kelly, Tracklisting Revealed
Tuesday, Nov 10, 2009 5:30PM
West Coast rap veteran Snoop Dogg's Malice In Wonderland tracklisting has been unveiled and shows the rapper teaming with Soulja Boy Tell Em, The-Dream, R.Kelly and more.
Filled with 14 tracks, Snoop's latest album also features a fusion of producers.
Malice In Wonderland: Intro, I Wanna Rock (produced by Scoop DeVille), 2 Minute Warning (produced by Terrace Martin), 1800 featuring Lil Jon (produced by Lil Jon), Different Languages featuring Jazmine Sullivan (produced by Teddy Riley and Scoop DeVille), Gangsta Luv featuring The-Dream (produced by The-Dream and Tricky), Pronto featuring Soulja Boy (produced by B-Don), That's Tha Homie (produced by Danja), Upside Down featuring Problem and Nipsey Hussle (produced by Terrace Martin), Secrets featuring Kokane (produced by Battlecat), Pimpin Ain't EZ featuring R. Kelly (produced by Nottz), Luv Drunk featuring The-Dream (produced by The-Dream and Tricky), Special featuring Brandy and Pharrell (produced by Neptunes), Outro. (Rap-Up)
Snoop says he still has the ability to step behind a microphone and put together "gangster" hits.
"I start off with so much malice in my heart when the record kicks in," Snoop explained in an interview. "By the time I get to the end of the record, I'm in Wonderland. I'm feeling good about life. I'm celebrating, happy about my wife, my kids, life in general. It's just a roller coaster of what I'm going through as I speak. I've always juggled the line, 'Should I make a gangster record? 'Cause I could kill all you rappers if I wanted to,' [and] then I have to sit back and say, 'I'm a business, so I'm gonna make records that can help me in this business.' I have to make radio records, but when I don't care, y'all in trouble." (MTV)
Snoop recently hit the road with Method Man & Redman to promote the project.
Dogg announces his latest tour featuring hip hop greats Method Man, Redman and Devin the Dude. The tour, titled Wonderland High School Tour, is a bonafide hip hop lover's dream and will kick off on October 27th in Baltimore and travel across North America. With an arsenal of both new and classic hits, fans can expect the best of Snoop Dogg on these tour dates. Snoop will be performing his well known classics as well as material from the forthcoming release, Malice In Wonderland, due out on December 8th. (Press Release)
Aside from the album, Snoop was recently named the new Creative Chairman of EMI Music's Priority Records.
As Creative Chairman of Priority, the label that established West Coast Rap as an influential musical force, Snoop will re-launch the legacy of Priority and will drive efforts to maximize untapped digital and branding opportunities at the label. He will also serve as Executive Producer for a new series of Priority releases slated to begin hitting the market next year to commemorate the label's 25th anniversary. Priority's genre-defining catalog includes classic recordings by Snoop, as well as from N.W.A, Eazy-E, Master P, Ice Cube, Westside Connection, EPMD and others. (Press Release)
Snoop Dogg's Malice In Wonderland drops Tuesday, December 8th.
Check out a recent Snoop Dogg interview below: