Tag Archives: Snoop Dogg

• Here we go. Drake to launch his own whiskey brand.

Here we go. Drake to launch his own whiskey brand.

Following rapper’s Puff Daddy’s Cîroc, Ludacris  for Conjure Cognac, Jay Z for D’USSE Cognac and Snoop Dogg backed Cuca Fresca- artisanal Brazilian cachaça, Drake wanted his piece of the money pie. And why not? He’ll be launching “Virginia Black Whiskey” – coming soon. That’s about all we know about it right now. Celebrities are  launching wine, […]

• Snoop Dogg sues beer-maker Pabst over sale profits

Snoop Dogg sues beer-maker Pabst over sale profits

Snoop Dogg sued Pabst Brewing Co. on Monday, claiming the beer-maker owes him a portion of its proceeds from the company’s sale last year. The breach-of-contract lawsuit seeks 10 percent of the net sales price paid to Pabst for its Colt 45 malt beer line, which was included in last year’s sale to beer entrepreneur […]

• Rappers take product placement of own liquor-brands to new level

Rappers take product placement of own liquor-brands to new level

Hip-hop performers taking product placement to new level in their songs. (Boozenews: Doesn’t that make it a commercial?) In the video to Pitbull’s latest chart-topper, “Give Me Everything,” he pours a glass of Voli vodka, careful to display the label; in the lyrics and video for his single “Rain Over Me,” he hails the vodka […]

Snoop Dogg Accused of Glorifying Underage Drinking

Snoop Dogg Accused of Glorifying Underage Drinking

Michael Kovac, WireImage Snoop Dogg is being accused of promoting underage drinking by “alcohol industry watchdog” the Marin Institute, for his endorsement of Blast by Colt 45. The group, is accusing Snoop of using his popularity to encourage minors to drink the beverage, produced by the Pabst Brewing Company. In an attempt to halt the […]

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• Pabst’s Colt 45 & Snoop Dog hawk high alcohol fruit drink

Pabst’s Colt 45 & Snoop Dog hawk high alcohol fruit drink

This isn’t your father’s Colt 45. The new owners of that malt-liquor brand, with the help of rapper Snoop Dogg, plan to unveil next month a label called Blast by Colt 45. The beverage will contain fruit flavors and 12% alcohol by volume, about twice the level of the original version of Colt 45. The […]