Recently rap veteran Snoop Dogg appeared on “The Breakfast Club.” With his storied career and nearly 50 years on this earth, he had quite a bit to discuss. But there was one moment in particular that garnered a lot of attention.
“I’m giving it up for the Black representatives in the house. With the women…with the girls. I wrote this before Donald Trump started trippin’ on em and putting bans on em. My mind was always like I see what’s going on in there. Let me give them girls some love because that’s important. Because I’m tired of seeing girls shaking they booties and showing they r and feeling like they gotta show they ass. You can be something different. Use your mind, cover your body up. Let a man have some imagination and think and be like one of them women in the office up in there. Change something. Do that.”
Charlamagne acknowledged the hypocrisy. “That’s a lot coming from you since you Mr. B*tches ain’t sh*t but hoes and tricks.”
Snoop said, I do that too.
We consider Snoop an Uncle in this game but in reality, he’s more like a tired old grandpa who lived his life, acted a whole fool and then wants to sit in his rocking chair, telling the next generation about morality.
I could barely look at Snoop’s album covers. There were always scantily clad women in his music videos. There was his foray with “Girls Gone Wild” and the fact that he spent years moonlighting as a pimp.
Yes, women should know that there are additional options for them. But men shouldn’t be the ones shaming them for choosing showcasing their body as one of them, particularly when men are the ones who have perpetuated and promoted that type of behavior.
Maybe he’s just trying to put something new into the atmosphere after decades of doing the opposite. But I think it would have been better to hold the men to task because Snoop has showcased women who took their clothes off. Talk to the men. But also, respect women enough to let them make their own decisions about their own bodies.
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