(RightIsRight.co) – After years of partaking in the leftwing trend of mindlessly criticizing and badmouthing a Republican president, famous rapper Snoop Dogg expressed a surprising change of heart towards former President Donald Trump.
In a recent interview, Snoop Dogg said he has “nothing but love and respect” for Trump, who is now running for the presidency again in the 2024 U.S. election. This statement is a significant shift from his previous stance, considering he once had a bit of a feud with Trump,
Known for his candid opinions and controversial actions, Snoop Dogg seems to have left behind his days of openly mocking the former president. Speaking to The Times, he remarked, “Donald Trump? He ain’t done nothing wrong to me. He has done only great things for me.”
He specifically mentioned Trump’s pardon of Michael Harris, a co-founder of Death Row, the record label that helped launch Snoop’s career. Harris had been in prison for drug offenses, and his pardon by Trump was a significant event for Snoop.
This newfound respect for Trump is quite a turnaround from Snoop Dogg’s actions and statements. In 2017, he was quite vocal in criticizing Trump, mainly through his music and videos.
One notable instance was his music video for “Lavender” featuring BADBADNOTGOOD, where he aimed a toy gun at a clown resembling Trump. A flag saying “BANG” then emerged from the weapon, sparking strong criticism.
The reactions were swift: Trump’s lawyer was “shocked” by the video and demanded an apology. Trump himself even suggested that Snoop should be arrested for this act.
In the same year, Snoop Dogg released a track titled “Make America Crip Again,” playing on Trump’s campaign slogan “Make America Great Again.” The song begins with, “The president said he wants to make America great again. F*** that s***, we’re going to make America crip again.”
This title references the Crips, an African-American gang founded in Los Angeles in 1969. Snoop explained the phrase, stating it reflects a time when young Black men in poor areas organized to support their communities, as they felt abandoned by society.
Additionally, in 2018, Snoop Dogg made headlines when he posted a video of himself smoking outside the White House, saying “F*** the president.”