Snoop Dogg Receives Star On Hollywood Walk of Fame 25 Years After 'Doggystyle' Release

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Celebrated rapper Snoop Dogg basked in the warmth of love and appreciation while he was honored with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame on Monday.

The "Young, Wild & Free" rapper spoke to the large, cheering crowd, where he emotionally thanked everyone responsible for helping him achieve his life-long goal of getting a star on Hollywood Blvd. and shared his love for his fans and supporters.

"I've been coming to Hollywood for a long time, looking down at these stars and just imagining what it would be like to be down there one day," the 47-year-old rapper shared. "And it's a great feeling to look out here and see all the people who really make me who I am: the fans."

Snoop Dogg gets his star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame on Nov. 19
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Snoop was joined by a number of his famous friends during the star ceremony, held outside the Hollywood Masonic Temple, the current home of Jimmy Kimmel Live!, where Snoop's star sits.

Kimmel himself was among the celebs who shared some kind words about the rapper's legacy and career, along with recording legend Quincy Jones and music mogul Dr. Dre.

Jimmy Kimmel, Quincy Jones and Dr. Dre join Snoop Dogg as he gets his star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame on Nov. 19
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A slew of A-listers -- Pharrell Williams, John Singleton, Warren G, Big Boi, Ty Dolla Sign and Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, among others -- were also in attendance at the star-studded ceremony to join in the celebration of the rapper's big day.

ET spoke with the icon after the ceremony, and he opened up about how it felt to be honored with his own star.

"This is a dream come true situation for me. To see people that I grew up loving, that I admire, come here and show me love and respect, this is a beautiful feeling," he shared. "So I'm on cloud nine right now."

Snoop also reflected on how far he'd come since he was a young kid looking to make a name for himself in music, explaining, "[My] imagination was big, but not this big… we dreamed, we always had dreams, but we never dreamed as big as we're living right now."

"But the one thing about dreams is you can actually make a dream come true," Snoop shared. "If you do all the right things in your life and you prepare yourself."

The traditional Hollywood honor came just four days ahead of the 25th anniversary of Snoop's debut studio album, Doggystyle. The fast-selling release topped the Billboard 200 charts in 1993 and has since cemented itself as one of the most critically acclaimed hip-hop albums of all time. The rapper has gone on to release 16 solo studio albums, selling over 35 million units worldwide, leaving an indelible mark on the genre in the process.

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-Additional reporting by Angelique Jackson.

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