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Snoop Dogg revives the Dogg Pound

Snoop Dogg is back in Tha Dogg Pound.

The 34-year-old rapper has reunited with Daz Dillinger and Kurupt, aka Young Gotti, for a new album, “Cali Iz Active,” set for release June 27 on his label, Doggy Style Records, in conjunction with Koch Records, it was announced Tuesday.

“I’m letting everybody know that the West Coast is definitely making a strong comeback,” Snoop Dogg was quoted as saying on the Web site www.allhiphop.com.

“It’s a beautiful thing for me to be able to work with them, and when we drop this album it’s gonna shake the whole game up.”

Also featured on the album: B-Real, David Banner, Soopafly and RBX.

Tha Dogg Pound’s relationship became rocky when Kurupt left the group in 2002 to join Marion “Suge” Knight at Death Row Records, later renamed Tha Row.

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