Snoop Dogg reacts to KU backlash: ‘When you pay for Snoop Dogg, you gon’ get Snoop Dogg’Posted: Updated:
Rapper Snoop Dogg is reacting to backlash over his performance last week at The University of Kansas' Late Night in the Phog.
Snoop took the stage last Friday at Allen Fieldhouse in a performance featuring pole dancers, a money gun and profanity. That prompted an apology from KU’s Athletics Director Jeff Long.
“The audience enjoyed that s**t,” Snoop said. “I don’t know what the f**k they talking about.”
Snoop also said he had a lot of love for KU and didn’t want to talk badly about them.
“I think it was more the publicity of what I did,” he said. “They had to cover it up. I respect them, and I wasn’t gonna put no smut on their name and say they did anything wrong because they invited me to come do what I do.”
But he did say he’s always going to be himself.
“And when you pay for Snoop Dogg, you gon’ get Snoop Dogg,” he said.
The University of Kansas athletics department has issued an apology following a performance by rapper Snoop Dogg. The performance was part of KU's "Late Night in the Phog" basketball tip off Friday.
Snoop Dogg's 35-minute concert included obscenities in songs, and he was joined on the basketball court by female dancers spinning and climbing on poles.
KU Athletic Director Jeff Long issued this statement;
“We apologize to anyone who was offended by the Snoop Dogg performance at Late Night. We made it clear to the entertainers’ managers that we expected a clean version of the show and took additional steps to communicate to our fans, including moving the artist to the final act of the evening, to ensure that no basketball activities would be missed if anyone did not want to stay for his show. I take full responsibility for not thoroughly vetting all the details of the performance and offer my personal apology to those who were offended. We strive to create a family atmosphere at Kansas and fell short of that this evening.”
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