From Huffington Post
FIle this under: perfect casting. We can’t think of anyone better to fill the shoes of blues legend Fillmore Slim than rapper — and big pimping extraordinaire — Snoop Dogg.
Snoop Dogg is set to star in the biopic “The Legend of Fillmore Slim,” reports Deadline. It was announced today by Ames Universal and SRI Entertainment.
Fillmore Slim — real name is Clarence Sims — is a blues singer and guitarist. And while you my be wondering why Snoop Dogg, of all people, is perfect for the role, let us tell you that Slim was known for more than just his music. During the 1960s and 70s, he was also a highly renowned pimp in San Francisco, often referred to as “The West Coast Godfather of the Game” and “The Pope of Pimping.”
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