Belfast Telegraph

Friday 19 September 2014

Snoop Lion party shut down

Snoop Lion party shut down

Snoop Lion’s 4/20 Hollywood party was reportedly shut down by police, even before the rapper arrived.

TMZ reports that the ‘Snoop Lion 420 Festival’ was planned at the star’s Hollywood Hills mansion to mark ‘cannabis day.’

The bash began at 11am on Saturday but ended after complaints from Snoop’s neighbours.

Law enforcement sources told the website that multiple neighbours in the area complained about the “noise levels and parking situation” caused by partygoers.

Snoop had not yet arrived at the bash which was set to go on all night.

The 41-year-old rapper tweeted his followers on Saturday to mark the day which has a growing following in North America.

"Bout to be #Snoop420," he wrote. "Who’s celebratin’ wit me (sic). The happy holidays."

Snoop recently changed his moniker from ‘Lion’ to ‘Dogg,’ after claiming he had been rechristened by a Rastafarian priest.

Last year, he told The Hollywood Reporter that he would like the drug to be legalised in the U.S.

“There would be less high-speed chases, less robberies, less crime,” he said. “Go to Amsterdam or the Netherlands, where it is legal, and you see that the crime rate is nonexistent, the murder rate is probably under 10 percent, people learn to get along!

“There are people riding on bicycles being happy and it's because of the environment that's provided by the legalisation of marijuana.”

© Cover Media

COMMENT RULES: Comments that are judged to be defamatory, abusive or in bad taste are not acceptable and contributors who consistently fall below certain criteria will be permanently blacklisted. The moderator will not enter into debate with individual contributors and the moderator’s decision is final. It is Belfast Telegraph policy to close comments on court cases, tribunals and active legal investigations. We may also close comments on articles which are being targeted for abuse. Problems with commenting? customercare@belfasttelegraph.co.uk

Nightlife Galleries

More

Latest Entertainment News

Latest Music News

Latest Film & TV News

Latest Eating Out News

Horoscopes

Your Horoscopes by Russell Grant

Virgo:

A home improvement project will appeal to your love of problem solving. You'll enjoy finding good materials at a decent price. If you're not sure how to tackle a job, check out an illustrated manual or online guide that will make a seemingly complicated task very easy. Organising a family get together could be in the cards. Start looking for a facility where you can gather together without lots of trouble. This venue doesn't have to be luxurious, just well located.More