Snoop Dogg Remembers DMX: ‘Legends Never Die’

Written by on April 13, 2021

From one canine to a different.

Simply days after DMX’s demise, Snoop Dogg appeared on “The Tonight Present” on Monday the place he mirrored on his over 25-year friendship with the fallen rap icon, who handed away Friday after struggling a coronary heart assault.

Again in July, over half-a-million folks tuned in to look at Snoop and DMX’s epic Verzuz matchup, a second Snoop will cherish ceaselessly.

“It meant the world as a result of it gave the world an opportunity to see two canines that naturally love one another rejoice one another within the title of hip-hop,” he instructed Jimmy Fallon. “We had God within the constructing with us that night time and that makes me be ok with DMX’s transition to know that he’s off to a greater place and he’s lastly acquired his angel wings.”

Snoop, whose new album From Tha Streets 2 Tha Suites drops April 20, additionally recalled the primary time he met the Ruff Ryders legend at a live performance in 1994. Afterwards, X shared a narrative that Snoop says was “so deep and instrumental to our relationship.”

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“He was like, ‘If you first met me, I used to be, like, away from him,’ and he was saying, ‘What’s taking place? What’s up?’ And I used to be like, ‘Get at me, canine!’” mentioned Snoop, whose remark would encourage X’s 1997 hit single of the identical title.

“He was like, ‘I took that and I made that into my music ‘Get at Me Canine’ as a result of the way in which you bought at me and mentioned that I used to be like, that’s slick,’” mentioned Snoop. “In order that night time impressed him to create that music ‘Get at Me Canine,’ which was one in all his largest hood information that he put out.”

However whereas DMX could not be right here, his legacy lives on. “That is what we do, we maintain hip-hop alive and legends by no means die,” added Snoop. “Their souls will proceed to bless the world. And he was an amazing spirit. He at all times seemed out for everyone. He at all times prayed for everyone. So now we will lastly say that he acquired his angel wings and he’s off to a greater place.”

Within the wake of X’s passing, Snoop shared a touching second from their Verzuz battle the place the rap veterans mentioned their love for each other. “What they thought was a battle ended up being a household reunion,” wrote Snoop. “Of two Doggs who cherished all the pieces about one another thank. U. X for loving me again. C u once I get there.”

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