The album has been certified platinum by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) and has sold 1,500,000 copies worldwide.
Snoop's debut album, Doggystyle, was released in 1993 under Death Row Records, debuting at number one on both the Billboard 200 and Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums charts, powered by spectacular first week sales 803,000 units.
Doggystyle became certified 4× platinum in 1994 and spawned several hit singles, including "What's My Name?
In 1998 Snoop released Da Game Is to Be Sold, Not to Be Told it was released, by No Limit Records.
It is his first album following his departure from Death Row Records.
The album included the singles "Snoop Dogg (What's My Name Pt.
2)", "Hennesey n Buddah" featuring Kokane, "Lay Low" featuring Nate Dogg, "Loosen' Control" and "Wrong Idea" featuring Bad Azz.
The single "Wrong Idea" was also included in Bad Azz's second album Personal Business released on Doggystyle.
Tha Last Meal debuted at number 9 on the US Billboard 200, selling 397,238 copies in its first week.
The following week it stayed on top with 197,000 copies sold and was certified Gold.
The album is certified 2× platinum with 2,030,000 copies sold.