Snoop Dogg, a rapper and actor from the United States, has announced his intention to quit smoking on social media.
In a statement on his X page on Thursday, the rapper said that he is “giving up smoke” after much thought.
The 52-year-old actor stated that he made the choice after several chats with his family.
“After much consideration and conversation with my family, I have decided to give up smoke,” he said.
“Please respect my privacy at this time”.
Snoop Dogg, born Calvin Cordozar Broadus Jr., rose to prominence after appearing on Dr. Dre’s breakthrough track, ‘Deep Cover,’ in 1992.
Snoop has been an outspoken cannabis user since the beginning of his career, and it has been one of his trademarks.
He announced his retirement from cannabis use in 2002. His choice, however, was short-lived.
Snoop says he had been using medical cannabis to cure migraines in California since at least 2007.
In 2013, the rap legend claimed to be using eighty cannabis blunts every day.
Snoop announced in 2018 that he was a “born-again Christian” and released his first gospel album, “Bible of Love.”
The rapper has released 19 albums. He has received numerous awards, including the American Music Awards, Primetime Emmy Awards, MOBO Awards, and BET Awards.