Snoop Dogg – Catalpa Music Festival 2012

Photos of rapper Snoop Dogg performing at Catalpa Music Festival on Randall's Island, NYC. July 29, 2012. Copyright © 2012 Matthew Eisman. All Rights Reserved. (Photo by Matthew Eisman/ Getty Images)

Tha Doggfather himself, Snoop Doog, performed his classic album, Doggystyle, in its entirety plus plenty of other crowd favorites.

Photos of rapper Snoop Dogg performing at Catalpa Music Festival on Randall's Island, NYC. July 29, 2012. Copyright © 2012 Matthew Eisman. All Rights Reserved. (Photo by Matthew Eisman/ Getty Images)

Photos of rapper Snoop Dogg performing at Catalpa Music Festival on Randall's Island, NYC. July 29, 2012. Copyright © 2012 Matthew Eisman. All Rights Reserved. (Photo by Matthew Eisman/ Getty Images)

Photos of rapper Snoop Dogg performing at Catalpa Music Festival on Randall's Island, NYC. July 29, 2012. Copyright © 2012 Matthew Eisman. All Rights Reserved. (Photo by Matthew Eisman/ Getty Images)

Photos of rapper Snoop Dogg performing at Catalpa Music Festival on Randall's Island, NYC. July 29, 2012. Copyright © 2012 Matthew Eisman. All Rights Reserved. (Photo by Matthew Eisman/ Getty Images)

Photos of rapper Snoop Dogg performing at Catalpa Music Festival on Randall's Island, NYC. July 29, 2012. Copyright © 2012 Matthew Eisman. All Rights Reserved. (Photo by Matthew Eisman/ Getty Images)

Photos of rapper Snoop Dogg performing at Catalpa Music Festival on Randall's Island, NYC. July 29, 2012. Copyright © 2012 Matthew Eisman. All Rights Reserved. (Photo by Matthew Eisman/ Getty Images)

Photos of rapper Snoop Dogg performing at Catalpa Music Festival on Randall's Island, NYC. July 29, 2012. Copyright © 2012 Matthew Eisman. All Rights Reserved. (Photo by Matthew Eisman/ Getty Images)

Photographer’s Notes

Snoop’s set was easily the highlight of the entire weekend. He commands the stage with a cool confidence that’s fortified with an arsenal of hip hop bangers. The lighting was also extraordinary–it was like the Starship Enterprise was up on stage.

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