Snoop Lion is speaking up against gun violence, joining forces with BET and League of Young Voters Education Fund to increase the peace in urban communities nationwide. Join the movement by using hashtag #NoGunsAllowed on social media today.
The partnership goes live on June 29, 2013, during BET Awards weekend in Los Angeles, CA. The League of Young Voters Education Fund, Snoop Lion and BET will host “No Guns Allowed: Disarming Violence in Our Community,” a roundtable dialogue on the impact of gun violence in urban communities. The League of Young Voters also enlisted the NAACP Youth & College Division and Casey Family Programs to join the cause and sponsor the event.
Confirmed panelists for the roundtable include Snoop Lion, T.I., Congresswoman Maxine Waters, H.E.L.P.E.R. Foundation Executive Director Melvyn Hayward Jr., writer and director of the critically acclaimed movie on gun violence Fruitvale Station Ryan Coogler and Executive Director of New Generation Foundation, Brandon Jones.
Snoop Lion performs his hit song “Ashtrays and Heartbreaks” (ft. Miley Cyrus), at the YouTube Brandcast on May 1. Snoop joined YouTube sensations Walk Off The Earth, Niykee Heaton, and Lindsey Stirling in New York to perform the track from his newly released Reincarnated album.
Walk Off The Earth – http://www.youtube.com/user/walkoffth…
Niykee Heaton – http://www.youtube.com/user/niykeeheaton
Lindsey Stirling – http://www.youtube.com/user/lindseystomp
Entertainment icon, Snoop Dogg aka Snoop Lion, hosted the 1st Annual Snoop Youth Football League (SYFL) Family Fun Day at Crenshaw High School in Los Angeles. Snoop enlisted the help of NFL’s Seattle Seahawks’ , Pete Carroll, as well as notable NFL players DeMarcus Ware (Dallas Cowboys), DeSean Jackson (Philadelphia Eagles), LaMarr Woodley (Pittsburgh Steelers), Ronnie Hillman (Denver Broncos), Willie McGinest (former Cleveland Browns player) and Keith Bullock (former Tennessee Titans player) to come out and coach over 300 youth participants at the Family Fun Day through.
For more information on SYFL and their work in helping young kids achieve their dreams please check out http://snoopyfl.net/
On this week’s episode of GGN, Snoop Dogg aka Nemo Hoes sits down with West Coast OG’s Mister Cartoon and Estevan Oriol to talk tattoo culture, lowriders, and LA ladies!