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Rapper Snoop Dogg attends the ceremony honoring him with a Star on Hollywood Walk of Fame in Hollywood, California. Image Credit: AFP

Rap great Snoop Dogg thanked himself on Monday as he received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame just days before the 25th anniversary of his debut album “Doggystyle.”

“I want to thank me for believing in me,” the 16-time Grammy nominee said after the star was unveiled on the famed walk.

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Rapper Snoop Dogg poses for a picture with his wife Shante Broadus after receiving his star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. Image Credit: Reuters

“I want to thank me for doing all this hard work. I want to thank me for having no days off. I want to thank me for never quitting. I want to thank me for always being a giver, and trying to give more than I receive. I want to thank me for trying to do more right than wrong. I want to thank me for just being me at all times,” the West Coast hip-hop legend known for his wry sense of humour added.

Snoop — real name Calvin Broadus — rose to fame in 1992 when he was featured on Dr Dre’s solo debut album The Chronic. He has since sold over 35 million albums worldwide.

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Pharrell Williams congratulates the rapper on his star. Image Credit: AFP

He also is a regular star of films, from Scary Movie 5 (2013), to Starsky and Hutch (2004) and Training Day (2001). His television appearances include many chats with his friend Martha Stewart.

His other well known works include Gin & Juice, Who Am I? (What’s My Name?), and Drop It Like It’s Hot.

Talk show host Jimmy Kimmel, Quincy Jones, Snoop Dogg and Dr Dre. Image Credit: AFP

Attending the ceremony on Monday were talk show host Jimmy Kimmel, record producer Quincy Jones and fellow rapper Dr Dre.