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Snoop Dogg California Roll Large
Snoop Dogg California Roll Large

Snoop Dogg Shares New Video For "California Roll", ft. Stevie Wonder & Pharrell

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It's been just over a week since Snoop Dogg dropped his breezy, Pharrell-produced new album BUSH, and from all accounts world is still getting down with its funky self. Snoop, though, is wasting no time has dropped the new video for the album's leadoff cut, "California Roll," an easy-coasting number that features vocals from both Pharrell and the legendary Stevie Wonder, who also plays plenty of harmonica on the number. To generate a bit more BUSH buzz, a new minute-long trailer for the clip has been released, and in it we see visions of our own wildest dreams--futuristic pyramids along a river bank, strange robots, blimps and flying cars. Director Warren Fu has seemingly conjured a new world that's part Star Wars's Coruscant, part Baz Luhrnmann's The Great Gatsby, packed with plenty of Snoop's own creative, carefree vibe.

"California Roll" also benefits form the acting talents of Nia Long, who plays the role of a theater-goer drawn into the wild world of Pharrell, Snoop and Stevie's creation. As the film-within-a-clip plays, we are taken to Canubis 420, the imaginary world in which "California Roll" is playing forever on repeat, and hydroponic hieroglyphics line every street corner. It's all we could have ever hoped for from the Doggfather--watch the full video below.