Snoop Dogg making reggae album
Snoop Dogg has said he was "born again" during a visit to Jamaica in February, is changing his name to Snoop Lion and is ready to make music that his "kids and grandparents can listen to".
The artist known for gangster rap is releasing a reggae album called Reincarnated in the autumn.
The rapper held a news conference in New York and later he played five songs for a small crowd, including one called No Guns Allowed. It features his daughter.
The album will be followed with a documentary of the same name. It features him making music and will include some personal elements of his life, a producer of the film said.
It will debut at the Toronto International Film Festival in September.