Hip-hop is happening at the Shoreline Amphitheatre in beautiful Mountain View, California. Don’t miss your chance to see some of the biggest names in the entire music industry perform on Friday, October 10, 2014. Snoop Dogg, Ice Cube, The Game and Warren G, all top stars in the hip-hop world, are winding-up their summer tour called “How the West Won.” If you miss this show, it may be a long time before you get another chance to see so much talent on the same stage.
You might not recognize the name Calvin Cordozar Broadus, Jr. or O’Shea Jackson, but those are the real-life names of Snoop Dogg and Ice Cube. Both men are part of a very exclusive group that includes fellow rappers P. Diddy, Jay-Z, 50 Cent, and Lil Wayne. All of these hip-hop stars, and a handful of others, have a net worth exceeding $100 million (P. Diddy’s net worth is approaching $1 billion).
At different points in his 20-plus year career, Calvin Broadus, Jr. has been known as Snoop Doggy Dogg, Snoop Dogg, and most recently, Snoop Lion. No matter what stage name he may take, the 45 year-old Long Beach, CA native is recognized and loved for his amazing vocal talents. In 1992, Snoop Dogg hit it big with his debut album, Doggystyleand he has continues to build on his great success to this very day. As a chart-topping artist, he is one rapper you have to see.
Ice Cube is known as a rapper who keeps it real. The talented lyricist was one of the driving forces in gangsta rap and is considered to be one of the top MCs of all time. Even if you are not into hip-hop music, you will probably recognize the multi-talented performer for his lead role in the family comedy movie, Are We There Yet?
The Game was born Jayceon Terrell Taylor on the tough streets of Los Angeles. He managed to escape gang life as a member of The Bloods and direct his energy into rap music. While sometimes controversial, The Game has produced 5 studio albums and has sold more than 10 million records in his lifetime.
The Shoreline Amphitheatre is only a very short drive from the Camino Inn and Suites. The big Snoop Dogg show on October 10, 2014 is sandwiched between two big Country shows. On September 27, you can catch Jason Aldean, Florida Georgia Line & Tyler Farr at the Shoreline. On October 18, Luke Bryan, Lee Bryce & Cole Swindell will take the stage.