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Musician Mayer Hawthorne on how he got Snoop Dogg to sing soul


Mayer Hawthorne’s love of music dates all the way back to where he was born and raised: just outside the birthplace of Motown — Detroit. The singer, songwriter, and generally well-rounded musician has toured with everyone from Bruno Mars to Janelle Monea to Amy Winehouse, and has collaborated with huge names like Pharrell Williams. But his most impressive collaboration may be when he got rapper Snoop Dogg to actually sing – not rap – on one of his tracks.

Mayer is currently on the Mercedes-Benz Evolution Tour alongside Alabama Shakes and Young The Giant.

Musician Mayer Hawthorne on how he got Snoop Dogg to sing soul


Mayer Hawthorne’s love of music dates all the way back to where he was born and raised: just outside the birthplace of Motown — Detroit. The singer, songwriter, and generally well-rounded musician has toured with everyone from Bruno Mars to Janelle Monea to Amy Winehouse, and has collaborated with huge names like Pharrell Williams. But his most impressive collaboration may be when he got rapper Snoop Dogg to actually sing – not rap – on one of his tracks.

Mayer is currently on the Mercedes-Benz Evolution Tour alongside Alabama Shakes and Young The Giant.

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