February 4, 2023

A long time earlier than rappers have been capable of sort rhymes on their telephones, Snoop Dogg resorted to clacking away on a typewriter to put in writing his lyrics. In a current episode of The 85 South Comedy Present, the West Coast icon revealed that within the early days of his profession he would borrow a typewriter from 2Scoops of the G-funk group The Dove Shack moderately than utilizing a pocket book.

“Them the little homies,” Snoop mentioned concerning the Lengthy Seaside rap trio. “2Scoops that was within the group, once I first began writing raps I used to make use of that n**** typewriter… I used to be writing on paper, cuz, and I’d lose my shit and this n**** typewriter was organized. This n**** had paper organized and shit, so I used to be like, ‘I’m simply gonna sort my shit up’ and I used to sort like 65 phrases a minute, n****.”

Snoop defined that he discovered methods to use a typewriter again in junior excessive. “It was a ability I took up at just a little white junior highschool I went to,” he mentioned. “They gave a n**** typing courses and I took it. I used to be one in every of them college students that — I took a wooden class, a metallic class, I took typing, I took dwelling economics… I didn’t simply need to be within the class with the homies and shit after which go dwelling and get a whopping and get in bother for fucking up.”

A number of years down the road, among the classes Snoop discovered in dwelling economics would repay when he collaborated with Martha Stewart on their VH1 present Martha & Snoop’s Potluck Dinner Get together.

Watch the total interview beneath; Snoop begins speaking concerning the typewriter across the 43-minute mark.

Earlier this month, Snoop Dogg dropped the album Snoop, Dice, 40, $hort as a part of his supergroup MOUNT WESTMORE with Ice Dice, Too $hort, and E-40. He additionally has a Doggystyle sequel known as Missionary that’s produced by Dr. Dre on the way in which. In November, Snoop introduced he can be placing out a biopic via his newly shaped Loss of life Row Footage with Menace II Society director Allen Hughes helming the venture.

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