Snoop Dogg Adds a Touch of Hip Hop to "Rock Band"

Rapper Snoop Dogg performs at Glastonbury Festival, in Glastonbury, England, Friday, June 25, 2010. The festival celebrates its 40th anniversary this year.
AP Photo/Jim Ross
Snoop Dogg on June 25, 2010. (AP Photo/Jim Ross)

NEW YORK (CBS/AP) The worlds of rap and rock music are joining forces - in video game format.

Fans of the hit game "Rock Band" will get a chance to jam to some hip-hop, thanks to Snoop Dogg.

Snoop Dogg (real name Cordozar Calvin Broadus) is the first rap artist to be featured in the video game, developed by Harmonix and MTV Games, which already has songs from notable artists inlcuding Jimi Hendrix, The Who, AC/DC and Green Day.

Eight Snoop Dogg tracks will appear in the "Rock Band" music store. The game will be released Tuesday.

Some of Snoop Dogg's songs were reproduced for the game. They will include such popular hits as "Drop It Like It's Hot," "Who Am I (What's My Name)?" and "Sensual Seduction."