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In wake of pot victory, fans hope Snoop Dogg will hold promised Alaska concert

Will Snoop Dogg keep his promise of a concert in the Last Frontier now that Alaskans have voted to legalize recreational marijuana?

The hip hop artist made the promise in a video with former KTVA reporter Charlo Greene posted in late September. Snoop Dogg said that if Ballot Measure 2 passed, he will come to Alaska "to do a concert, a wellness retreat concert, and I'm bringing some of that Californian with me to celebrate."

On Tuesday night, marijuana legalization supporters at a smoky Anchorage Hillside mansion party, hosted by Greene, reacted with cheers, tears, chants and by smoking more weed -- the theme of the seven-hour-long party -- to the almost-certain passage of Ballot Measure 2. But through the smog, one thing was certain: Alaskans have not forgotten about Snoop's promise to perform in Alaska once marijuana is legal. Snoop Dogg hits like "Gin and Juice" played through cell phone speakers, while the DJ played Bob Marley's "Get Up, Stand Up."

On Wednesday morning the artist re-Tweeted a Washington Post story about his promise:

Calls and emails to Snoop Dogg's management company were not immediately returned on Wednesday.

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