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:
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.
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: