NBCUniversal has unveiled a surprise addition to its roster for the upcoming 2024 Olympic Games in Paris: none other than the iconic rapper Snoop Dogg. Set to grace the screens as a special correspondent, the beloved artist will be delivering his trademark “Snoop style” reports during the Olympic Primetime Show commencing on July 26.
During the thrilling New Year’s Eve clash between the Green Bay Packers and the Minnesota Vikings, NBCUniversal dropped the bombshell announcement, sending ripples of excitement through fans worldwide. Snoop Dogg, known for his magnetic presence and infectious energy, expressed his enthusiasm for this venture, citing his childhood admiration for the Olympics. “It’s a celebration of skill, dedication, and the pursuit of greatness,” he shared in a statement.
His commitment to infusing the event with his unique flair was palpable: “We’re going to have some amazing competitions and, of course, I will be bringing that Snoop style to the mix. It’s going to be the most epic Olympics ever, so stay tuned, and keep it locked. Let’s elevate, celebrate, and make these games unforgettable, smoke the competition, and may the best shine like gold. Peace and Olympic LOVE, ya dig?”
This isn’t Snoop Dogg’s first foray into Olympic reporting; his stint during the Tokyo Olympics garnered significant attention, especially his engaging commentary on Peacock, which amassed millions of views. Molly Solomon, the executive producer and president of NBC Olympics Production, praised Snoop’s previous performance, affirming his unique role in the upcoming Paris Games. “Snoop is already an Olympic gold medal commentator,” she declared, highlighting his knack for offering a fresh perspective. “We don’t know what the heck is going to happen every day, but we know he will add his unique perspective to our re-imagined Olympic primetime show.”
Beyond discussing the Paris Games with NBC Olympics host Mike Tirico, Snoop Dogg plans to immerse himself in the Olympic spirit. His itinerary includes exploring landmarks, engaging with athletes and their entourage, and, naturally, attending various competitions.
With the Paris Games scheduled from July 26 to Aug. 11, NBC and its streaming service, Peacock, are gearing up to deliver extensive coverage of the event. Snoop Dogg’s vibrant presence promises an infusion of his inimitable style into the Olympic narrative, ensuring an unforgettable experience for viewers around the globe.