Lyrical Insight of Snoop Dogg
After playing San Andreas this long, I’ve grown somehow fond of the 90’s hip hop/rap they’ve put in as the soundtrack.
That, of course, has somehow turned me on to Snoop Dogg, who’s greatest hits album I purchased because a couple of the songs are in the game.
Now, while I fancy myself a ‘gangsta’ in the game world, I am a computer programmer/nerd/geek, so you have to take my altogether far-too-caucasian stylings with a grain of salt. That said, I never really paid attention to what Snoop was saying with his songs, I just grooved to them.
After listening to the songs without playing the game simultaneously (i.e., in the car), I’ve discovered the ultimate lyrical insight that Snoop Dogg provides.
Snoop’s songs are primarily about one or more of three very important topics:
- Snoop Dogg
Listening to Snoop Dogg has taught me several life lessons. For example, when smoking a joint, you’re only supposed to take two puffs, then pass it on. I’ve also definitely confirmed that Snoop Dogg’s name is, in fact, Snoop Dogg. Have no doubt about it.
These valuable life lessons come to us through such insightful lyrics as “I’m the capital S, I don’t f— with stress, N double O-P D-O muthaf—in double G.” Just in case, you know, you weren’t aware of how to spell “Snoop Dogg.”
In all reality, though, I have to look at this stuff the same way I look at Marilyn Manson: It’s entertainment - all part of the show. It’s so blatantly politically incorrect it makes me laugh, like a Chris Rock comedy concert or pretty much anything by Denis Leary. You can’t help but laugh.
Especially when, after all that, you see Snoop Dogg on a T-Mobile commercial asking advice about fabric softener from Wayne Newton. Too funny.