Originally posted on NESN.com  |  Last updated 8/2/12

Snoop Dogg is no more. The rapper has traded his longtime D-O-Double G name in favor of Snoop Lion, which he says is a decision he made based on his transition from rap to reggae. Of course, this isn't the first name change Snoop Lion has undergone. He was born Calvin Cordozar Broadus way before he became a global rap icon. Snoop's recent transition is just one on a long list of celebrity name changes. Whether done for religious reasons, done in an effort to start a new chapter or simply done as a change of pace, celebrities are constantly...

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