50 Cent & Snoop Dogg GET REAL About Rap Crews & Money, With G-Unit Sitting There (Video)
For all the reality TV shows, the Snoop Lion campaign, and the family-friendlier Snoop, there’s still reminders of what Heads heard on “Deep Cover” 23 years ago. One of the platforms for this side of Snoop is the GGN.
Interviewing all five members of G-Unit, Snoop begins in true G-fashion, speaking to 50 Cent as if they are alone. Thrilled that the group is reunited, Snoop and Fif open up about the financial pressures within a hierarchy, of “soldiers” wanting to be “generals.”
The GGN segment then opens up to 50 speaking on his/the Unit’s bond with Snoop, dating back to the Shady/Interscope days and “P.I.M.P (Remix).” The collective clowns Kidd Kidd for being too stoned, while Snoop speaks about Master P and No Limit Records’ lesson to the industry in the late 1990s.
Snoop directs questions at each G-Unit member, after speaking bluntly about the “old days” of the industry, referring to his first dozen years in the game. As 50 Cent, Young Buck, Lloyd Banks, Tony Yayo and Kidd Kidd continue their EP press run (Snoop buys the album on camera), this may be the best interview yet: