The Gin and Juice star has appeared on WWE TV several times over the years and this weekend he will join other celebrities, including former boxer Mike Tyson, U.S. presidential hopeful Donald Trump, actor Arnold Schwarzenegger and Mr T as an honouree.

Wrestlers Sting, The Big Boss Man, The Godfather, Stan Hansen, Jacqueline and the Fabulous Freebirds will also be honoured.

"As reported first on Ross Report, @SnoopDogg headed to the @WWE HOF," announcer Jim Ross writes on Twitter.com. "The celeb wing is smokin'! Congrats, Snoop!"

Snoop has yet to comment on the news.