Snoop Dogg raps his way to Illinois State Fair this summer

CHARLOTTE, NORTH CAROLINA - FEBRUARY 16: Rapper Snoop Dogg attends Levi's® All-Star Weekend Ball-B-Q with Just Don and Snoop Dogg at Heist Brewery on February 16, 2019 in Charlotte, North Carolina. (Photo by Paras Griffin/Getty Images for Levi's)

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) - Rap legend Snoop Dogg is coming to the Illinois State Fair.

Organizers announced Friday that Snoop Dogg and Friends will perform Aug. 16 at the Grandstand .

Snoop Dogg has been performing for two decades. He's got award-winning albums and songs, hit television shows, films, product lines and a record of philanthropy.

His 17 studio albums since 1993 have sold more than 35 million copies and been nominated for nearly 20 Grammy Awards.

"Snoop Dogg Presents Bible of Love" is his most recent album. It debuted at No. 1 on the Billboard charts.

Other acts announced for the State Fair's Grandstand are the a cappella group Pentatonix and the country duo Dan & Shay.

Tickets go on sale later this spring.