Snoop Dogg and Method Man react to the Death Row vs Wu-Tang result
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Snoop Dogg and Method Man react to the Death Row vs Wu-Tang result

1990s legends Snoop Dogg and Method Man have reacted to the BET Awards competition’s result for the title ‘Greatest Rap Crew.’ The Wu-Tang Clan and Death Row were the last two crews remaining before the winner was announced, and hip-hop fans waited eagerly to hear the winner as voted for by the public.

Death Row just managed to clinch the crown and was officially declared the winner of BET’s ‘Greatest Rap Crew of All Time’ battle on June 25th. Taking to social media to show his thanks for the accolade, the former member-turned-owner of the record label Snoop Dogg wrote, Thank you. @betawards,” followed by a simple “Wow.”

Method Man (real name Clifford Smith Jr.) wasn’t bitter about the loss and congratulated Snoop and the rest of the Death Row in the comments by writing, “Well deserved!!” alongside two fire emojis. The Wu-Tang Clan was officially named as the runner-up.

The competition was divided into West and East, with crews located in the South classified as West and crews in the Midwest classified as East. In their category, the Wu-Tang Clan beat Dreamville, Native Tongues, Juice Crew, Bad Boy Records, Ruff Ryders, Roc-A-Fella, G-Unit, G.O.O.D. Music, St. Lunatics, Shady Records, Bone Thugs-n-Harmony, the Soulquarians, Griselda, Hypnotize Minds and CMG.

The West Coast saw Death Row outshine the Hieroglyphics, N.W.A, Soul Assassins, TDE, Odd Future, Sick Wid It, Dangerous Crew, YMCMB, Grand Hustle, No Limit, Rap-A-Lot, Quality Control, So So Def, MMG and the Dungeon Family.

This honour bestowed upon Death Row Records comes shortly after Dr Dre won the inaugural Hip Hop Icon Award at the Los Angeles ASCAP Rhythm & Soul Music Awards. Taking to Instagram to praise his mentor and friend, Snoop wrote, “There is nobody like Dr Dre. It’s almost unfair how many times he’s revolutionized music. If Dre had only been a member of N.W.A, we’d still remember him forever. If he had only given us The Chronic, he’d still be a Hip Hop legend.”

He continued, “He’s earned eight Grammys, sold millions of records, founded some of the most successful businesses in music, but Dr Dre has never stopped working. [He] never stopped pushing the music forward. And I can honestly say that Dr Dre has changed my life in so many ways.” In the eyes of the American nation, Dr Dre’s Death Row is the most legendary rap crew of all time.