On this day in hip-hop, August 4th, Snoop Dogg, released his 3rd studio album Da Game Is To Be Sold, Not To Be Told on No Limit Records back in 1998. This album would be Snoop’s first project after departing from Suge Knight & Death Row Records. It debuted at number one on the Billboard 200 album charts selling over 520,000 copies its first week and remained at the top of the charts for 2 weeks selling another 246,000 units, it would go on to sell to date around 4,000,000 copies.
The 21-track project included features from Master P, Mia X, Mystikal, Fiend, Silkk The Shocker, and more along with production from DJ Pooh, Master P, KLC, DJ Darryl, Craig B, & a few others. Stream Snoop Dogg’s Da Fame Is To Be Sold, Not To Be Told below & be sure to purchase on iTunes today for your collection: