By Chris Yuscavage
Last week, England’s Prince Harry announced that he was interested in hiring Snoop Dogg to perform at his brother Prince William’s bachelor party. At the time, Snoop hadn’t been formally invited to hit the stage, but he was reportedly “really interested” in helping the royal groom-to-be celebrate his final days as a single man.
Fast forward less than a week and it sounds like Snoop is just the man for the job.
On Tuesday (November 30), the California icon released “Wet,” a song that’s scheduled to appear on his forthcoming album, Doggumentary Music — and the song that he’s planning to perform for Prince William’s bachelor party. And while we’re pretty sure the princess-to-be Kate Middleton and Queen Elizabeth II won’t be adding the Autotuned track to their iPod playlists anytime soon, it definitely sounds like the sort of thing that would warrant a couple of spins at a last stop to a ball & chain shindig. “Be my head coach, so you can put me in,” he sings, “and never take me out, until you can taste the win.”
If Snoop’s smart, he’ll parlay the success of his latest endeavor into a new gig where he creates special soundtracks for different events happening all over the globe. Thanks to his ability to rap and sing (at least, with a little help from his producers) and the fact that so many people of all ages, races and nationalities are familiar with his work, Snoop could make a pretty penny recording songs tailored to special events featuring fellow celebrities. To give him a headstart, RapFix came up with a list of events Snoop can soundtrack once he’s done working on Prince William’s bachelor party. What do you say, Dogg?
The Event: The 60th annual NBA All-Star Game in Los Angeles
The Date: February 19, 2011
Why He’d Make the Perfect Soundtrack: The game is located in Snoop’s city during a banner year for the NBA. Why wouldn’t they want to go all out by inviting one of the L.A. Lakers’ biggest celebrity fans to create a song to capture the moment? Ballllllin’!
The Event: Taylor Swift’s 21st birthday party
The Date: December 13, 2010
Why He’d Make the Perfect Soundtrack: He doesn’t have much time to turn this one around, but T-Swift is arguably the biggest pop star on the planet right now (please see all of the albums she sold in the last month before you argue … ). So, who better to welcome her to the VIP section of the club than Snoop D-O-double-G? Let’s have a toast to the … er, let’s just have a toast to Taylor.
The Event: T.I.’s (final?) return home from prison
The Date: Sometime in October 2011
Why He’d Make the Perfect Soundtrack: Damn! If only we’d thought of this list sooner, Snoop could have put together the soundtrack for Lil Wayne’s raucous homecoming at the King of Diamonds strip club in Miami. Oh well. Tip’s coming home (again!) next year. Snoop can make up for it then by putting together the perfect soundtrack for what we hope will be the ATL rapper’s final trip to the big house.
The Event: President Barack Obama’s second Inauguration Party
The Date: Sometime in 2013
Why He’d Make the Perfect Soundtrack: Beyoncé sang at Obama’s first Inauguration and it was a relatively safe choice. If Obama has the fortune of getting re-elected to his Presidential post, we predict he’ll go all out for his second — and final — Inauguration. And while inviting Waka Flocka might be out of the question, we don’t see getting Snoop into the picture being a problem.
The Event: The opening ceremony of the 2012 Summer Olympics in London
The Date: July 27, 2012
Why He’d Make the Perfect Soundtrack: This bachelor party for Prince William? It’s the perfect way to show the Queen (and the Olympic Committee) that you’d be the right guy to open the 2012 Summer Olympics, Snoop. So don’t mess this up, Snoop.
The Event: The 20th anniversary party of Death Row Records
The Date: Sometime in 2011
Why He’d Make the Perfect Soundtrack: As much as Snoop probably hates everything Death Row stood for towards the end of their reign, we’re pretty sure he wouldn’t be opposed to taking a check for performing at the label’s 20th anniversary next month — seeing as how DR was sold in 2008 and no longer has any ties to Suge Knight. So a new new track from the Doggfather just for Death Row? Yes, please!
The Event: Paris Hilton’s 30th birthday party
The Date: February 17, 2011
Why He’d Make the Perfect Soundtrack: “He’s sexy, he’s fine, he’s the man of our time … ” Those are the bars Paris (aka P Hizzle) dropped during an impromptu freestyle session with Snoop at a Las Vegas club last year (Sidebar: SMH!). So we’re sure she wouldn’t mind Snoop repaying her the compliment by performing when she turns the big 3-0.
The Event: Jay-Z and Beyoncé’s third wedding anniversary
The Date: April 4, 2011
Why He’d Make the Perfect Soundtrack: After three years of marriage and almost a decade of dating, Jayoncé could probably use a little bit of a spark in their relationship. Enter Snoop Dogg and “Sexual Seduction 2.” Ooh wee!
The Event: Justin Bieber’s 18th birthday party
The Date: March 1, 2012
Why He’d Make the Perfect Soundtrack: What better way to say, “Welcome to the real world, Biebs,” than with a new song by Snoop Dogg? Let the debauchery begin in 3, 2, 1…
What do you think about Snoop Dogg’s “Wet” created for Prince William’s bachelor party? Is it too raunchy for royalty? Tweet us at @MTVRapFix or tell us in a comment below!