Legendary Rapper Snoop Dogg has been named a celebrity commissioner of the Champions Basketball League. He will work with bosses at the company to increase promotions and push interest in the league. He is also part owner, according to a press release. Snoop Dogg has always shared his passion for sports along with his love for music. Now, The Doggfather will tackle his biggest challenge yet in the sports world with this new title.
“Champions Basketball League is a sports innovation for fans,” Snoop Dogg says. “Champions provides exclusive and affordable access to world class basketball for fans. “I’m looking forward to collaborating with the organization on unique ways to entertain fans and work with the league to secure celebrity partners in each of the major markets where Champions Basketball League will play this summer. And fans are even able to own their own team. I can’t wait to see what y’all do with that.” The league is made up of teams of former National Basketball Association (NBA) players. The league sets to be kicked off this summer.
He is also gearing up for the release of his 15th solo album Neva Left, due May 19.