‘Redemption of a Dogg’ is a musical based on a multi-faceted character — a gangsta rapper, family man and man of God — and co-stars R&B singer Tamar Braxton.

From the West Coast to the stage at Brooklyn’s Kings Theatre, legendary rapper Snoop Dogg will make his theatrical debut in a new musical titled Redemption of a Dogg on Sunday, October 14.

R&B singer Tamar Braxton will be joining Snoop Dogg, who has partnered with award-winning writer, director and producer Je’Caryous Johnson, to bring this autobiographical musical to life. Redemption of a Dogg makes its debut on the heels of the 25th anniversary of Snoop Dogg’s debut album Doggystyle.

“I’m excited to link up with my guy Je’Caryous Johnson on Redemption of a Dogg the stage play,” said Snoop. “Please believe you’ve never seen urban theatre like this! With my flavor and his expertise, we’re gonna bring the people an unmissable show. I can’t wait for everyone out there to see it!”

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Redemption of a Dogg is written, directed and produced by Je’Caryous Johnson and chronicles a character built around the person of Snoop Dogg – a multi-faceted character who is a gangsta rapper, family man and man of God.

The musical examines the internal battle one man has between preserving his life-long legacy and losing the love of his life when he is faced with choosing fame and fortune over faith and family. Redemption of a Dogg is set against a backdrop of Snoop Dogg’s greatest hits, as well as songs from this recently released chart-topping gospel album Bible of Love.

“I get to work with hip-hop legend Snoop. The thought alone leaves me speechless,” said Je’Caryous Johnson. “As a fan, it’s exciting and a dream come true and as a partnership this is revolutionary. The culture of American theatre is about to be redefined.”

To date, Johnson has toured over 21 stage play productions to sold-out crowds and written over 37 plays. Johnson’s most recent touring stage play was Set It Off, based on the critically acclaimed cult classic film by and starred hip-hop legend DaBrat.

In addition to hip-hop icon Snoop Dogg, Redemption of a Dogg will also star Grammy- and Emmy-nominated performer Tamar Braxton. Whether as an R&B hitmaker, a reality TV star, business entrepreneur or author, Braxton has amassed a legion of dedicated fans, affectionately known as her “Tamartians.” Since 2013, she has produced hit songs such as Love and War, The One, If I Don’t Have You and My Man from her most recent album Bluebird of Happiness.

“Seizing the opportunity to work with an icon such as Snoop was a no-brainer,” exclaimed Tamar. “His music has touched our culture in an undeniable way and I’m grateful to take the stage with him by my side, while Je’Caryous leads the way.”

Redemption of a Dogg

When: Sunday, October 14 | 3:00pm and 7:30pm

Where: Kings Theatre, 1027 Flatbush Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11226

How much: $59 – $90, for tickets go here.

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Andrea Leonhardt

“Made in Germany,” Andrea Leonhardt is the managing editor for BK Reader. Andrea holds a bachelor’s degree in political science, with minors in American studies and education, and a master’s...

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