Snoop Dogg has rapped on a song called "P.I.M.P.," appeared in a NSFW video called "Snoop Dogg's Hustlaz: Diary of a Pimp," and referred to himself as a pimp in lyrics too many times to count. He played famous pimp Huggy Bear on the big screen in Starsky & Hutch. But there is more pimping in the Cali rapper's future: He has signed on to play the title role in the upcoming biopic The Legend of Fillmore Slim.
Fillmore Slim is, in fact, legendary. The guitarist and blues singer was born Clarence Sims in New Orleans in November 1935 and worked the fields as a child, picking cotton and plowing the fields with a mule. He moved to L.A. with his band Eddie N & the Blues Slayers to pursue music and wound up briefly dating Etta James. Then he became a pimp. Not a small-scale pimp, but a really big pimp. His exploits were so outlandish, he became the breakout star of the 1999 documentary American Pimp. In 1979 Slim went to prison for a probation violation and since his release, he's returnedRead More »from Snoop Dogg Won’t Rest Until He Has Portrayed Every Famous Pimp