The third studio album from Snoop Dogg, it was released by No Limit Records on August 4, 1998. It is his first album following his departure from Death Row Records. It was also his first album to be released under a slight change to his stage name "Snoop Dogg." The album debuted at number one on the Billboard 200 Album charts. Continuing with its Respect The Classics campaign UMe will be reissuing this classic back on standard weight vinyl for the first time since 1998.