Popular Rapper Snoop Dogg has a lot of love for games for a while now and has had some contributions, big or small, to the esports world. He is now trying to get further in the gaming world by kicking off his own esports series, The Gangsta Gaming League. He announced his plans for the esports series yesterday publicly, giving many new and professional esports athletes a new chance to compete against each other.
This new endeavor of Snoop Dogg is also a collaboration with some of his close gaming buddies including Lala, Red Grant, Tripo Loc, Young Sagg and Waniac. The champion of the series gets to take home $11,000 prize money. There will also be a bonus round giving the champ a chance to increase his winnings if he can beat the Boss Dogg himself.
The matches will take begin taking place at Snoop Dogg’s Los Angeles Compound. All of the matches will be live streamed on four channels, across different platforms. Snoop Dogg will personally host the premiere tournament along with comedian Dan Rue. Tune in to the channels on March 14 at 5PM PST or 8PM EST or 5:30AM IST to catch it live. The Channels which are supposed to live stream the matches are mentioned below.
- Snoop’s Twitch Channel
- Snoop’s Mixer Channel
- MERRY JANE’s Facebook Page
- Snoop’s WestfestTV YouTube Channel
This tournament will be presented by ‘Merry Jane’. They mentioned on their website that,
This is one professional sports league that will most definitely allow the use of cannabis, as players compete to get the high score. As Snoop says, “The gaming world is about to be turned upside down.”
Rob Breslau mentioned in his tweet that this is not Snoop Dogg’s first attempt in esports.
fun fact Snoop Dogg did pretty much the exact same thing 12 years ago with the Hip Hop Gaming League run by, guess who, the Global Gaming League (GGL).
— Rod Breslau (@Slasher) March 14, 2019
It’s fantastic to see more and more people to try to make esports bigger, better and more exciting each day. Snoop Dogg’s esports series would definitely be a spectacle to see.