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Snoop Dogg Performs "Sensual Seduction" on "One Life to Live"

May 9, 2008 12:15 PM ET

"Llanview, what it do?" asked Snoop Dogg, shouting out the fictional town on soap One Life to Live before launching into "Sensual Seduction" this week (he was also kind enough to remix the show's theme song). "I've been a fan of One Life to Live since I was a baby," Snoop reportedly said at the time his appearance was announced. "My momma always had it on the tube in the crib growing up." New high for the Doggfather, or an all-time low? You be the judge.

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