During an appearance on social networks personality and professional boxer Logan Paulit is impulsive podcast, Snoop told a story about visiting Tupac after the late rapper was hospitalized for the 1996 Las Vegas shootings that left him dead at age 25.
At the time, the two musicians were signed to Death Row Records, co-founded by Suge Knightand had recently collaborated on Tupac’s single “2 of Amerikaz Most Wanted” from his All eyes on me album. Speaking to Paul, the 50-year-old doggystyle The performer recalled learning of Tupac’s hospitalization and quickly rushing to the hospital.
“When we drive to Vegas to see Pac. We got to Suge’s house first, so we didn’t even see Pac,” Snoop said. “We just spoke to Suge, and he got his head wrapped and he told us what happened and [saying] “Pac is going to be fine, he’s going to be fine, he got shot nine times before he was fine.”
“It looks like it’s going to be okay until you go to the hospital and see it’s not okay. He’s got tubes in him,” he continued. “When I walked in I felt like he wasn’t even there and I passed out.”
Snoop Dogg and Tupac Shakur
Snoop was then pushed aside by Tupac’s mother, Afeni Shakur, for a private conversation. “She said to me, ‘My baby has never seen you weak. I don’t want you to be weak in front of him,’ he explained. fix it and you go back and you talk to him and you tell him how you feel.'”
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At the time of Tupac’s hospitalization, he and Snoop weren’t on good terms due to personal drama, but the late rapper’s mother urged him to put aside their differences and support his friend. “‘My baby loves you,'” he recalled Afeni telling him.
“She knew there was a little tension, but she knew how much we loved each other,” Snoop explained. “So she gave us a moment for me to tell her how much I love her. But I knew that would be the last time I would speak with him.”