Radio personality Don Imus, who caught a considerable amount of heat for his unacceptable commentary on the Rutgers women’s basketball team, is quickly becoming the modern day face of ignorance in America. But with so much attention focused on the issue, many have spoken out on similar injustices hip hop artists commit on a daily basis. Snoop Dogg, who was called out for such offenses, spoke to MTV:
"[Rappers] are not talking about no collegiate basketball girls who have made it to the next level in education and sports. We're talking about hoes that's in the 'hood that ain't doing shit, that's trying to get a nigga for his money. These are two separate things. First of all, we ain't no old-ass white men that sit up on MSNBC going hard on black girls. We are rappers that have these songs coming from our minds and our souls that are relevant to what we feel. I will not let them muthafuckas say we in the same league as him."
"Kick him off the air forever. Ban him like they did [Adam] 'Pacman' Jones. They kicked him out the [National Football] League for the whole season, but this punk gets to get on the air and call black women 'nappy-headed hoes.' "
Snoop’s upcoming album “The Big Squeeze” is in production, and should be released through Koch later this year.
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