Now, Snoop Dogg has delivered what is, perhaps, a bigger shocker. In an interview with The Sunday Times of London, the rapper said he has respect for the man who “has only done great things for me.”
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“He ain’t done nothing wrong to me. He has done only great things for me. He pardoned Michael Harris,” Snoop Dogg said.
Harris is a cofounder of Snoop Dogg’s first label, Death Row Records. He was imprisoned for drug trafficking and attempted murder, according to The New York Times. Trump pardoned Harris in January 2021.
“So I have nothing but love and respect for Donald Trump,” Snoop Dogg said.
Things have been much less civil between Trump and Snoop in the past.
Snoop Dogg was among those who disavowed Trump after he became president in 2016.
Snoop Dogg told his followers his plans to move to Canada because of Trump (spoiler alert: he didn’t.) Four months later, the music video for Snoop’s Lavender, which featured a clown named Ronald Klump.
Then in November 2017, Snoop Dogg released cover art for his EP, Make America Crip Again. The picture featured a corpse labeled “Trump.”
Signs of a thaw in the relations came in January 2021, when Trump pardoned Harris.
“I love what they did,” Snoop Dogg told the New York Post. “That’s great work for the president and his team on the way out.”
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