Because the saying goes: You possibly can’t educate an outdated Dogg new tips.
West Coast music legend Snoop Dogg has mastered his craft as a rapper and frequent actor, however he refuses to work with a specific form of animal. The “Doggystyle” emcee got here clear on Wednesday’s episode of his GGN podcast — telling visitor Tiffany Haddish he’s “scared of horses.”
“I’m scared of horses to this day, Tiff,” he informed Haddish, who’d simply described her personal girlhood goals of someday elevating the animals. “I don’t know why, I’m just fucking scared of them. I’m so serious. You ain’t never seen me in a scene with a horse.”
“I’ve been in a scene with ostriches, iguanas, all kinds of shit … Ain’t never been in a scene with a horse,” he went on. “Like, get that motherfucker away from me.”
Surprisingly, Snoop stated that his spouse, Shante Broadus, as soon as owned a horse for 3 years and repeatedly rode it for “her peace of mind.” Snoop informed Haddish that he refused to work together with the animal on account of his equinophobia.
“Maybe in your past life you fell off a horse,” Haddish urged.
The rapper quipped he was most likely the Headless Horseman as a substitute, referring to a folkloric determine popularized by Washington Irving’s 1820 brief story “The Legend of Sleepy Hollow.”
Snoop, whose actual title is Calvin Broadus, doesn’t appear to thoughts most different animals ― even those which can be usually unwelcome.
“In my apartment I had a roach that we couldn’t kill,” he informed the famed leisure journalist Nardwuar in July. “We tried to kill the motherfucker when we first moved in and he wouldn’t die, so we called him ‘The Gooch.’ And he just kept getting bigger and bigger … We used to leave food out for him.”
Snoop isn’t the one well-known rapper with an admitted worry of horses ― and even the one one related to hip-hop kingmaker Dr. Dre. Greatest-selling rapper Eminem wrote in his 2008 e book “The Way I Am” that he fought to delete an equine-related scene from the film “8 Mile,” by which he starred in 2002.
“The horse was doing this crazy head-jerking movement, and I thought, any minute this motherfucker’s going to lift his head up and bust my fucking jaw and knock me the fuck out,” Eminem wrote, per Leisure Weekly. “Horses and me, we don’t get on too well.”
“I wouldn’t fuck with a horse,” the Detroit rapper continued. “If a horse dissed me, I wouldn’t say anything back.”
For his half, Snoop informed Haddish that he’s open to confronting his fears, and that he understands “what a horse [means] to people.”
The 16-time Grammy nominee even urged that “maybe one day, somebody can introduce me to a baby horse” so he can begin gradual ― “a little jackass or something that I can learn how to be around.”