What does Snoop Dogg want you to call him on his birthday?

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NEW ORLEANS (WGNO) - October 20 is Snoop Dogg's birthday.

He's 45.

When he was born, his name was Cordozar Calvin Broadus, Jr.  That was October 20, 1971 in Long Beach, California.

WGNO News with a Twist features guy Wild Bill Wood met Snoop Dogg on the basketball court at the NBA Celebrity All Star Game in New Orleans back in 2014.

Snoop was playing along with Jesse Williams, the actor from Gray's Anatomy.

Also on the team was movie actor Michael B. Jordan.

At the time, Snoop Dogg  was on a mission to change his name from Dogg to Lion.

That's right, Snoop Lion.

Whatever his name happens to be, his birthday is always the same!