Twenty-nine years ago a toddler named Calvin
Broadus visited his grandmother’s house in South Carolina.
Twenty-nine years later a man named Snoop Dogg
visited his grandmother’s home again, and this time he brought
"Oh, I was so glad to see him," said
92-year-old Corine Broadus, Snoop’s grandmother, who Snoop calls Big Momma.
"He came home from California when he was small, maybe 3 or 2. He’s a man
Having not visited his Carolina family since
he was a toddler, Snoop took the opportunity to revisit his southern kinfolk
while touring in the Carolinas.
Needing directions to Big Momma’s house,
Snoop asked convenience store workers. Soon after, Big Momma’s house was
besieged with hundreds of respectful fans waiting to get a glimpse of Snoop.
"Then everybody seemed to know he was in
town," his aunt, Earleen Broadus, told the associated press on Sunday.
After a good visit with his grandmother, Snoop
took pictures with police officers and gave out CD’s to the fans that had
"It’s twice he’s come to see me. Bless his
heart. Some of his music is all right. But I believe in the church. I told him
he could just leave some parts of that other out. He said, `Oh, Big Momma, nothing
wrong with it. I gotta make a living.’ He looked good and healthy," she