Twenty years ago, Tupac Shakur reached number 19 on the pop charts with his posthumous title “Thugz Mansion”. Featuring Nas and J. Phoenix, alternate mixes of the song appeared on Pac’s better days as well as Nas’ the son of god scrapbooks. The collaboration between Tupac and Nas was significant given their beef history in the mid-1990s. each other.
Snoop Dogg reveals an interesting story surrounding one of Pac’s certified diamonds All eyes on me songs in a new interview with Drink champions. In the “Quick Time With Slime” segment of the two-hour chat, NORE asks Snoop to choose his preference between Tha Dogg Pound’s Kurupt and Wu-Tang Clan’s Method Man. Snoop decides to have a shot of vodka instead of responding, but gives viewers some new information.
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“You know they have a song together, don’t you?” Kurupt and Method Man. I think it’s on Tupac’s album,” Snoop begins around 1:30:00. A member of the crowd shouts, “I’ve made my decision.” Snoop replies, “Yeah, talk to them. Talk to them! But guess who was on that song first? Nas. As the Drink champions the host reacts in surprise, Snoop doubles down. “I tell you the truth: Nas came to Daz and started the song first. Then Redman and Method Man came up on this song. Then Tupac took out the pen and gave it to Tupac and took [Nas’] verse and left Method Man and Redman on it. Yeah, you heard it first, ni**a. And if you get to Daz, he may have the files.
Six years ago, Daz explained why another New York MC was cut from the same song, along with one of the Death Row stars of the time. “[‘Got My Mind Made Up’ originally] had [The Lady Of Rage]Inspectah Deck, Method Man, Redman, me and Kurupt [as guests].” In the same Uncut DPG video, he explained why the Wu-Tang Clan MC didn’t make the final version and why The Lady Of Rage asked to be taken down. He also spoke about the affairs surrounding the cut.
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Moments later during the 2022 Drink champions, Snoop says he fought Compton’s most wanted members MC Eiht and Tha Chill when he was in eighth grade. The square would have taken place in a school bathroom. Snoop had previously spoken about the incident with DJ Premier. Both Snoop and Preemo have released MC Eiht material on their labels.
Throughout the interview, NORE urges Snoop on the likelihood of his new Death Row Records doing things with Puff Daddy’s Bad Boy Records. In the mid-1990s and beyond, the two companies were embroiled in a dispute that coincided with the deaths of two label stars, Tupac and Biggie Smalls, within six months of each other. “It’s just a conversation we had; it hasn’t been thought of yet. I feel like when we really sit down and come up with a real game plan, we’ll take everyone’s thoughts into consideration – the people who think this shouldn’t [happen] because some lives were lost, that’s part of the [reasons] why we do it because we have no more lives to lose,” Snoop shares at 01:44:00. In 2015, 20 years after the 1995 Source Awards, Snoop and Diddy hosted a concert at the same venue, Madison Square Garden. Snoop also shares that the moguls’ two children grew up as great friends.
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“We’ve tried this before, and it didn’t work,” Snoop admits. NORE asks Snoop to clarify when this happened. “Well, when Pac, Biggie, Suge [Knight], and Puffy was alive, I believe they tried to have a conversation. And it never went anywhere. There were people trying to make him go away before he got that far. You must know that.” At one point in the interview, Snoop mentions his own interview with Angie Martinez from 1996 which called for unity. Snoop has previously shared that he called for peace before two legends of the The media appearance reportedly upset Tupac, who was on the same trip to New York, prompting the two friends and collaborators to step down just days before Pac was murdered. only two people in the equation: me and Puff, and there’s no one to stop us from doing it. You all heard it first.
Elsewhere in the interview, Snoop talks about acquiring Death Row Records as well as master recordings and publishing. He explains his reasoning for pulling much of the catalog from digital streaming platforms. Snoop also says Death Row’s move to the Metaverse intends to play label investor Michael “Harry-O” Harris, former label artists, and other creators. He also came up with an idea to move the debut of Warren G Regulating… the G-Funk era in the Death Row metaverse.
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