Snoop Dogg has discussed Suge Knight’s anger when he left Death Row and tried to make peace with Biggie and Puff Daddy.
In a recent interview with SOHH.com, Snoop Dogg spoke about leaving Death Row and the effect it had on his relationship with Suge Knight.
Around the time the East Coast vs West Coast rivalry was getting dangerous, Snoop had just had a child and had another on the way. He was worried about the growing feud, which he says was also why Dr. Dre departed.
“When you have a leader and he’s leading you in the wrong direction, it’s your job to wake up and take the lead. You can’t go down that dark alley when you see it’s a dark alley. That’s why Dr. Dre left. That’s why things started to fall the way they fell because it was a dark alley and he led us.” Snoop explained.
During a period where Suge was in jail, Snoop says he attempted to make peace with Biggie and Diddy.
“Just to share this with you and y’all, when he was locked up, it was a pivotal moment where I wanted to go see him and I couldn’t see him because they shut the visiting down. But I was able to get on the phone with him and I was like, ‘Cuz, why don’t you let me shake Biggie and Puffy’s hand on TV and end this so we can figure out a way to move forward?'”
According to Snoop, this was met with a “Fuck them b*tch a** n*ggas” by one of Knight’s associates. He also said his attempt at making things right with former rivals resulted in him being inched out of Death Row.
“Then slowly but surely, they turned on me because they seen I wasn’t with the business, I wasn’t with the bullsh*t. I was with the realness. I had my son, I was about to have another baby, it was like, I was going through sh*t and I’m trying to live. I’m trying to live, y’all n*ggas trying to die.”
Snoop Dogg also accused Suge of being a hypocrite for insulting Diddy.
“I don’t mean to talk about him because I love Suge Knight to death to this day for what he did for me and the opportunity that he gave me,” Snoop says“But there is such a thing as hypocritical. You can’t talk about and then become…The same way he talked about all of them people being in videos and all of that, six months later he was in videos doing the same exact thing. He was on the front of magazines. On the front would be me and Tupac. ‘What are you doing? Why are you up here? It’s not enough room for all three of us.’”
Check out the full interview below and let us know what you think!