Snoop Dogg Launches YouTube Channel for Kids Called Doggyland
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American Song Contest host Snoop Dogg has a launched a new YouTube channel aimed at children called Doggyland that features songs and nursery rhymes. The videos include a cast of animated dogs, one of which is voiced by the rapper himself.
Snoop Dogg Launches Kids’ YouTube Channel
According to the New York Post, Snoop created the channel with producer Claude Brooks and singer/songwriter October London. The videos are educational, teaching everything from letters and numbers to the importance of accepting others.
“Doggyland, to me, would be a 3D animated cartoon series designed for kids,” Snoop says in a video about the project. “I’d say preschoolers, toddlers, and eventually kids of all ages because it’s so influential, it’s so educational and so fundamentally smart the way we put it together with song, dance, and education.”
Snoop voices a character called Bow Wizzle, who acts as a mentor to the younger dog characters. The rapper called the character “a great version of Snoop Dogg.” London voices a character named Wags. Other characters include Yap, Chow Wow, and Barks-A-Locks.
The channel already has several videos uploaded, with titles like “Everybody’s Different” and “Sharing Is Caring.” Other videos feature the songs “Wheels on the Bus” and “Head, Shoulders, Knees and Toes.” New videos will release every Tuesday.
The Rapper Is a Father and Grandfather
Snoop Dogg has four kids, including three with his wife Shante Broadus and one with Laurie Holmond. His eldest son Cordé had his first son in 2015, making the rapper a grandfather. Cordé had another son in 2019 who sadly passed away.
“As a father, grandfather and longtime youth football coach, it’s always been important to me to build positive and educational environments for all children,” Snoop said in a press release. “We wanted to bring our show to YouTube and YouTube Kids which provides free access to everyone, so all the kids can enjoy it.”
The rapper also recently announced that he had created a new cereal called Snoop Loopz. A portion of the proceeds to be donated to charity. The cereal is a gluten-free version of Froot Loops, with marshmallows.