Snoop Dogg extending his tour of South Africa

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Rapper and hip-hop legend Snoop Dogg, once known as Tha DoggFather, now reincarnated as the peace-loving Snoop Lion, is extending his tour of South Africa in May. He was only set to perform in Durban on 18 May as part of the MTV Africa All Stars Tour, the Computicket website reveals that Snoop will also perform in Cape Town and Johannesburg, news that is sure to put a smile on the hip hop star’s many fans around the country. In an official statement about the upcoming tour, Snoop said: I am honoured to bring this important message of peace and love to South Africa. This is the motherland and a place of so much history and strife. I hope that this concert reminds us it is also a place of joy, love, celebration and peace – which is very much in line with where I am as an artist right now.” Included in the tour line-up are some of the biggest names in South African music, with the likes of Professor, Teargas, DJ Tira, Zakes Bantwini, Big Nuz and DJ C’ndo.Snoop Lion will perform in Johannesburg on 19 May at the Ellis Park Indoor Arena, before travelling to Cape Town for a 21 May show at the Grand Arena at Grand West Casino. For information on the MTV Africa All Stars Tour, visit or join the Facebook page at