Given Snoop Dogg's love of weed and the Netherlands' lax attitude towards marijuana, you'd think the country would welcome the rapper with open arms.
That's why it's so surprising to hear that Snoop has been banned from performing at a free outdoor festival June 27th in the Hague.
According to the Dutch News, city officials told the concert promoter to drop Snoop from the festival's lineup in order to be able to guarantee the open and friendly character of the event.
The festival, called Parkpop, announced the lineup change on its website and said they were looking for a replacement act.
What's even more surprising about this turn of events is that Snoop is a regular visitor to the Netherlands and performs there at least once a year. However, the festival is supposed to be family friendly, and Snoop does have some nasty stuff in his past.
He was banned from the UK in 2006 after he got into a fight at Heathrow airport, and in 2007, Australia also banned him after he received three years' probation for gun and drug charges in California.