Tha Blue Carpet Treatment (torrent) will be the 8th solo album released by rapper Snoop Dogg. Producers for the album include The Neptunes. It will be released on November 21, 2006 on Geffen/Star Trak.
The title of the album is related to his Crip affiliation, where Blue is the Crips-colour.
“I took it back to the basics. I’ve been making a lot of pop songs, lot of R&B songs. Songs that may have made my fans feel like I wavered from what I was naturally accustomed to doing. But I’m an entertainer and I entertain people and that’s what I was feeling at the time. But right now, I’m feeling like going right back to the ‘hood.” Pharrell Williams said the rapper’s newest music video ‘Vato’ will not only feature his gangsta side, but will also tackle the issue of racial conflict in Los Angeles and call for racial unity.
Snoop Dogg recently confirmed Dr.Dre had a big input on this album. He produced several tracks and mixed most of the album. One of the tracks that have been confirmed is “Imagine” and features Dr. Dre and is a tribute to Tupac Shakur.
Akon and Snoop “I Wanna Love You”
R. Kelly and Snoop “Thats That”