Snoop Dogg is a grandfather

Rapper Snoop Dogg during the 2014 Billboard Music Awards at the MGM Grand Garden Arena on May 18, 2014, in Las Vegas.

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Snoop Dogg has a new little d-o-double-g in his family.

The 43-year-old rapper became a grandfather this week, he proudly announced on Instagram.

The baby boy is the first child for Snoop's eldest son, 21-year-old Corde "Spank" Broadus, and girlfriend Jessica Kyzer, according to People.

"Proud grandad. My son spank n grandson Zion !!" he captioned a video. "Jah bless."


He also posted a collage of photos featuring the baby boy, writing, "Zion. U have a lot of love WAitn on u grandson !!" Another snapshot shows his wife (and "proud grandma"), Shante, holding Zion.


Snoop is also dad to sons Cordell and Julian as well as daughter Cori.