Snoop Dogg is seldom seen without a joint nearby. However, there are only so many hours in the day, and if ‘The Doggfather’ rolled every spliff he smoked, then there would be no time to make music, buy NFTs, and do whatever else it is he does. So Snoop needs a zoot-roller, at all times.
There are potheads all over the land who are crying out for this to be their full-time occupation. However, Snoop requires someone who treats it like an art form rather than your average stoner. He only employs the best of the very best in the field, and it’s a role that needs to be taken with the utmost attention.
In 2014, Wacka Flocka Flame posted a job opportunity to be his full-time roller on a salary of $50,000, and understandably he was inundated with applications. Over 60,000 people sent the rapper their CV, but, Snoop isn’t making his role open to the public.
Opening up about his assistant, Snoop told Howard Stern that he doesn’t “have time” to roll his own weed, and it’s a member of his entourage’s duty to deal with that task.
But what is the secret to being a top pro? “Timing. That motherfucker’s timing is impeccable,” he told the host. “That’s his J-O-B, his occupation. On his resumé, it says, ‘What do you do?’ ‘I’m a blunt roller. P-B-R, professional blunt roller.’ If you’re great at something I need, I’m hiring you.”
Delving into the finances, Snoop revealed his ‘PBR’ is sufficiently paid for his role. He explained, “That’s somewhere between $40,000 and $50,000 a year. Free weed – all paid expenses. Everything I get, he gets. I go get some free clothes, I give him some.”
Seth Rogen was sitting next to Snoop and vouched for the rapper’s employee being worth every penny. The comedian said, “He knows how to gauge the look on somebody’s face when it seems like they want a blunt, and if they do, he gives you one.
“There’s been like 40 minutes where I’m like, ‘I’m just watching this guy and I’m just going to see what is going on here.’ As someone who smokes a lot of weed, it’s fucking fascinating.”
The Canadian even went as far as saying that he’s now contemplating following in Snoop’s lead and employing someone to relieve him of his blunt rolling duties.
Unfortunately for anybody interested in touring the world and supplying a constant stream of joints for Snoop, it seems like his current skilled craftsman is going nowhere. For $50,000 a year, why would he leave?