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Snoop Dogg, Rare Essence To Release New Track “Hit The Floor”
Snoop Dogg and Washington D.C. go-go band Rare Essence are getting together for the love of funk. “Hit The Floor” is the first-time collab between the band famous for the funk-rooted D.C. genre and the artist known for his own love of funk.
"Hit The Floor" and its accompanying music video will premiere during an hour-long virtual show on Sept. 19 at 10 p.m. EST/ 7 p.m. PST where Rare Essence will perform and celebrate their 45th anniversary. For now, take a sneak peek at GRAMMY.com's exclusive footage of the music video collaboration.
In the footage, Snoop talks working together with the band who has represented their hometown for over four decades. "This is a great record. It feels good," he says. The multi-faced artist also shared some love for Rare Essence and the go-go genre.
"They've been doing this since Jaws was a goldfish," he says. "They're one of the greatest to ever do it."
Watch the preview above to go behind the scenes with Snoop and Rare Essence and hear more on what Snoop thinks of the D.C. music genre. Visit the Rare Essence site here to get your ticket to the 45th anniversary performance.