Happy Birthday Snoopy! Did You Know Uncle Snoop was Named After Snoopy?

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It’s time to celebrate another Peanuts member… HAPPY BIRTHDAY Snoopy!!

 

 

 

 

 

 

Americas most loved beagle, Snoopy, is celebrating TODAY and he looks GREAT for a 253 year old (in doggie years)! Snoopy has had a major influence on hip hop from rappers incorporating his antics into their lyrics to being the IT cartoon in hip hop fashion, Snoopy is one down dogg.

Here’s a few fun “HIP HOP facts:

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1.  Snoop Dog is named after Snoopy!  His stage name was inspired by, his childhood nickname, Snoopy.  As a boy, his parents nicknamed him “Snoopy” because of his appearance, but they usually addressed him as Calvin at home.

2.  Iceberg Snoopy. This sweater and other Iceberg designs, became a mainstay in the hip-hop world so much that it was part of rappers wardrobe and lyrics by Jay-Z.

“I got em Iceberg sh*t they thought I knew Snoopy” – Snoopy Track by Jay-Z

3.  Artist Mark Drew’s exhibition mixes Charlie Brown and the gang with classic ’90s hip hop lyrics.

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Check out how YOU can draw Snoopy:

 

 

Snoopy and the full PEANUTS gang can be seen November 6th in THE PEANUTS MOVIE!

Check out the trailer:

 

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