On September 12 Snoop Dogg released “Drop It Like It’s Hot”…

On September 12, 2004 Snoop Dogg released “Drop It Like It’s Hot” from his 2004 album, “R&G (Rhythm & Gangsta): The Masterpiece.” 

Snoop Dogg Geffen Records

Snoop Dogg
Geffen Records

The song, which featured production and vocals by Pharrell Williams, became Snoop Dogg’s first number-one hit, topping the Billboard Hot 100 chart for three weeks in December of 2004. Furthermore, the song earned Snoop Dogg two Grammy Award nominations – Best Rap Song and Best Rap Performance by a Duo or Group – and was named the most popular rap song of the decade by Billboard in 2009. 

Music video of “Drop It Like It’s Hot”:

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