Snoop Dogg Gives Shout Out To Ant Banks Ahead Of Soul Beat Concert Series Tribute Show

Snoop Dogg gave a shout-out to Oakland’s legendary producing pioneer and “Oaktown Funk” originator Ant Banks, just ahead of the Soul Beat Concert Series Presents: Menace II Society featuring MC Eiht of Compton’s Most Wanted.

Ant Banks and Snoop Dogg have collaborated a few times over the years including on the Doggfather’s fourth studio album No Limit Top Dogg on the track “Snoopafella”, a cover of Dana Dane’s classic track, “Cinderfella”. While Snoop was Creative Chairman of Priority Records in 2010 he included the Ant Banks-produced and Too Short, MC Breed, and 2Pac-featured “4 Tha Hustlas”, a song from Banks’ 1997 Big Thangs album, on the Snoop Dogg Presents: The West Coast Blueprint compilation.

Most recently, Ant Banks produced the tracks “Ghetto Gutter” (with Droop-E & Big Zeke), “How Many” and “I Quit” (as 80Seven Productions) for Mount Westmore, the west coast supergroup of Snoop Dogg, Too Short, Ice Cube, and E-40 on their Bad MF’s and Snoop, Cube, 40, $hort album releases in 2022.

Hosted by Lord Rab, with DJ Slowpoke, the Soul Beat Concert Series will be Saturday, January 21st at The New Parish music venue in downtown Oakland, California, with special guests including Oakland legend Pooh-Man, and others.

Check out the Snoop Dogg shout-out to the legendary Ant banks below: