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April 7, 2009

Something I never thought I'd hear from Elizabeth Large

Sun Food Empress Elizabeth Large, who sits near me at work, just asked,

"Sam, do you know what Snoop Dogg calls himself these days?"

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Posted by Sam Sessa at 11:04 AM | | Comments (4)
Categories: Random stuff



I'm assuming she's mistaking him with Sean Combs, who went from being "Puffy Combs",to "Puff Daddy"" after gun possession charges "P Diddy" to "Diddy" with his clothing line "Sean John".*

Sean is Gaelic, the traditional language of the Irish, for John.
John Lennon of Irish ancestry probably named his second son Sean for that reason.
Julian was named after John's mother Julia.

*back checked on myself at Wikipedia:

I hope she's not planning on starting another East Coast/West Coast Rap/Food critic war.

Haven't we learned anything from 2 Pac and RW Apple?

@GDA. Nope. I just remember when he was Snoop Doggy Dogg and changed it, and knew Midnight Sun Sam would tell me if I should still identify him as Snoop Dogg in the photo with Martha Stewart on Dining@Large.

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Erik Maza is a features reporter at the Baltimore Sun. He writes for several sections of the Sun paper and contributes weekly columns on music and nightlife. He also writes and edits the Midnight Sun blog. He often covers entertainment, business, and the business of entertainment. Occasionally, he writes about Four Loko, The Block, the liquor board, and those who practice "simulated sex with a potted palm tree." Before The Sun, he was a reporter at the Miami New Times. He's also written for Miami magazine, the Orlando Sentinel, the Sarasota Herald Tribune and the Gainesville Sun. Got tips? Gripes? Pitches? He's reachable at Click here to keep up with the dumb music he's listening to.

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