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"It really, really broke my heart. Like for real," Snoop said when talking about his song "One Blood, One Cuzz" and Hussle's death around the interview's 20-minute mark. "What [Nipsey] stood for was stopping the gang violence. He was from 60 Crip but he loved gang members. He loved Bloods. He loved YG. And the bond he had with the 'hood—different neighborhoods—was impeccable. He was like a street soldier."
Even before his death, Snoop held Nipsey in high regard. Since his passing, Dogg has gone on record comparing Nipsey to historical martyrs like Jesus. But, this is not the first hip-hop figure who Snoop has been close with that has died from violence. Snoop Dogg has been credited as the one who swayed Suge Knight into signing 2Pac to Death Row. When comparing the impact of 2Pac and Nipsey Hussle, Snoop believes that Hussle did what 'Pac couldn't.
"The spirit Nipsey had was the spirit 2Pac had as far as being up close and personal with the people," Snoop explained around 30 minutes into the conversation. "I think Nipsey did what 2Pac couldn't do... He don't rap like him, but he moved like him."
Outside of Nipsey Hussle's impact, Snoop Dogg also touched on some more lighthearted topics. Uncle Snoop made a trip to the East Coast for several reasons. One of which was to party with his close friend, 50 Cent, at Fif's Tycoon Pool Party. What was supposed to be a carefree outing for the Dogg ended up with him being caught in the middle of some petty drama.
This weekend, footage surfaced of Wendy Williams being denied entry into the party. Shortly after the clip went viral, Williams responded by posting a picture of Snoop Dogg and her son on Instagram. She then went on to say that she only went to the party to take a picture with Snoop. When asked if he was trying to help her crash the party, Snoop told them that he didn't even know 50 and Williams had beef.
"Nah, it wasn't even that kind of conversation," Snoop said. "I ain't even put one plus one together that her and 50 were not cool. I was just like 'Hey, Wendy. How you doing... Okay, I'm out.' Then I seen on Instagram later and was like, 'Oh, oh wow. Oh, my bad.'"
You can watch the full interview above.