Snoop Lion

From Dogg to Lion: How Snoop was Reincarnated

Sarah Kurchak | Posted 11.10.2012 | Canada Music
Sarah Kurchak

Reincarnated doc, which debuted to a standing ovation at the Toronto International Film Festival, is not an ambiguous experience. The film explores both Snoop's life and his journey through Jamaica -- from writing and recording a reggae album (also called Reincarnated) to meeting Bunny Wailer to his baptism at a ceremony in the Nyabinghi Temple -- all done with a deft and sometimes brutally honest hand.

TIFF 2012 Backstage Pass: "Is That Snoop Dogg?"

Julie MacArthur | Posted 11.08.2012 | Canada
Julie MacArthur

2012-09-06-tiffreal.jpg6:26PM -- Snoop Lion is in the house. Time to get Reincarnated. 8:56PM -- "Is that Snoop Dogg?": Overheard from a young boy in the lounge at TIFF Bell Lightbox as we ushered Snoop and the team into the freight elevator.

TIFF 2012 Backstage Pass: Day One Recap

Julie MacArthur | Posted 11.07.2012 | Canada
Julie MacArthur

2012-09-06-tiffreal.jpg 2:30AM -- Finally leaving the office to sneak in a few hours sleep before the show begins! 7:23AM -- Alarm did not go off as planned, ominous start. Jumped in the shower, threw on some heels and squeezed into a packed streetcar headed towards TIFF Bell Lightbox, my home away from home. 12:10PM -- Caught up with one of my favourite people, Director of the Sydney Film Festival.

TIFF 2012: Doc Director Says Snoop Lion 'The Real Deal'

The Huffington Post Canada | Sarah Kurchak | Posted 09.07.2012 | Canada Music

Last month at Caribana, the rapper formerly known as Snoop Dogg made his live debut as the Rastafarian reggae artist Snoop Lion. This week, Reincarnat...