Snoop Dogg Refutes TDE & Death Row Records Comparisons (Video)
After GQ magazine’s “Man Of The Year” Kendrick Lamar cover story, Top Dawg, founder of TDE, along with K.L. dismissed the reporting. In the article, the author compared Dawg to Marion “Suge” Knight. While TDE has connections to Tha Row care of Dr. Dre, and the late Flipside (of O.F.T.B.), the record exec dismissed the negativity that came with the broad generalizing comparison.
Since then, another mag, VIBE, asked Snoop Dogg his thoughts on the comparison. Snoop was among the first mainstream artists (along with Tech N9ne and Game) to embrace K-Dot, and Snoop was an early superstar at Death Row, his label home from 1992 until early 1998. Snoop also waved off the link, reminding Heads that violence and fear was a major component at the label started by Dre and Suge in the early ’90s. With artists from various communities across South Central Los Angeles, TDE has a different acumen.
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Related: Death Row Records Playlist (Video)