Last year — even before James Franco made his foray into daytime TV on “General Hospital” — Snoop Dogg paid a visit to the fictional town of Llanview, Pennsylvania, the setting of the venerable soap opera “One Life to Live.” Not only did he perform two songs from Ego Trippin’ over a pair of episodes on the show, but he also acted in some scenes with the cast. He’ll be back next month on February 24 for another visit to the show, this time to perform “I Wanna Rock.” His return will also allow for his remix of the show’s theme song.
In fact, Snoop has already shot his bits on the show, and he posted some behind-the-scenes footage to his official YouTube account. While it doesn’t seem like life on set with Snoop Dogg is terrifically productive, it certainly seems like the veteran rapper is enjoying himself (and the rest of the cast is too).
Snoop’s enthusiasm for the show dates back to his childhood. “I’ve been a fan of ‘One Life to Live’ since I was a baby,” he said when his first guest spots aired last May. “My momma always had it on the tube in the crib growing up.” And obviously Snoop is no stranger to the acting world, having given Snoopified performances in flicks like “Starsky and Hutch,” “Training Day,” “Soul Plane” and “Bones,” as well as guest spots on TV shows from “The L Word” to “Monk.”
Now that Snoop Dogg and James Franco have both jumped into the soap opera world, who is the next star to conquer daytime TV? Leave your ideas in the comments!