Snoop Dogg has announced
the title for his newest album, which is a co-production between Snoop’s
Doggy Style imprint and The Neptunes’ Star Trak label.
& Gangsta) The Masterpiece is slated to be released in time for the
Thanksgiving holiday and will be distributed by Geffen Records.
In a recent interview,
Snoop said the new album would reflect a different, more mature sound.
I’m more melodic, more instrumental, more musical,” Snoop told AllHipHop.com.
“[I’m] going back to my background from the church.”
The album is Snoop’s
follow up to the platinum selling album Paid Tha Cost To Be Da
Bo$$, which produced the #1 single “Beautiful,” also a collaboration
between Snoop and The Neptunes.
Snoop is serving
as executive producer of the project, which will feature producers he was worked
with throughout his career, as well as a collaboration with The Gap Band’s
founder, Charlie Wilson.