The final time Snoop Dogg met 2Pac
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The final time Snoop Dogg met 2Pac

2Pac and Snoop Dogg are two of hip-hop’s most beloved MCs. Rising to prominence by the side of Dr. Dre on Death Row Records, both artists dominated the 1990s, and with Dre’s ingenious churned-out G-funk classics that are still relevant to this day.

For rap music enthusiasts, it would be hard to imagine a time when 2pac and Snoop didn’t know each other. In the 1990s, they were joined at the hip and seemed utterly inseparable. 

Both artists worked alongside each other during the 1990s on Death Row Records and with Dre’s ingenious churned-out G-funk classics. Whether it’s All Eyez On Me or Doggstyle, both artists are legendary.

However, in 1996, 2Pac got murdered in a drive-by shooting after a scuffle at the MGM Grand Casino in Las Vegas. Before this, Shakur and Snoop Dogg were always seen as a pair, but after the ‘California Love’ icon was murdered in 1996, the dynamic duo were no longer.

Snoop has previously unveiled that he was at Warren G’s house when he heard about the death of his close friend. However, in an interview, Snoop revealed that the last time he ever met with 2Pac was on a flight from New York to LA, during which Shakur was standoffish with him.

While in New York, Snoop (real name Calvin Broadus) had a radio interview with Angie Martinez during which he said he had love for Biggie Smalls and would love to do a song with him. At the height of the feud between Biggie and 2Pac, this did not go down well.

Speaking on their last interaction before 2Pac was hospitalised, Broadus explained, “We went from having conversations and doing all kinds of things to nothing! I was like, ‘Pac are you going to the fight?’ and he said [nothing].”

You can hear SNoop speak on his final encounter with Shakur in the video below.