The strange way that Snoop Dogg helped comic Mike Epps
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The strange way that Snoop Dogg helped comic Mike Epps

Snoop Dogg has a lot of friends in the music industry, from Dr Dre to Eminem and Wiz Khalifa, he is widely respected. However, he also has a lot of friends in show business, and the legendary comedian Mike Epps is one of Snoop’s closest.

Epps appeared in Ice Cube’s legendary Friday movie franchise and starred in both Next Friday and its sequel, Friday After Next. As such, he brushed shoulders with Ice Cube and other comedians such as Katt Williams and Chris Tucker.

That said, during an appearance on Jimmy Kimmel Live, the comic admitted that while he was in Iceland with his wife to watch the Northern Lights, he had to make an emergency call to Snoop (real name Calvin Broadus).

Revealing why, Epps told Kimmel, “I was up there, and I needed some weed for the northern lights, and I called Snoop. I said, ‘Snoop, man, you know anybody up here?’ He said, ‘You know I do, cuz.’ He had a guy in Iceland. He sent me to the dude’s house, and it was in the ghetto. They got a hood.”

He continued, “And it was a little chunky white guy. He looked like Bam Bam from Flinstones. He had a ponytail on his head and a couple teeth missing — he was like, ‘Yeah, Snoop Dogg sent you?’ I was like, ‘Yeah!’… I called Snoop, [and] I said, ‘Man, the eagle has landed.'”

Not too long after Epps’ appearance on the late-night talk show, Broadus visited Kimmel, where he corroborated Epps’ recollection of the hilarious moment, confirming it.

Detailing what happened, Snoop explained, “Well, last time I checked, I was the plug to yo plug; I’m the connect. You know, it’s good to have friends that have friends that, uh, you know, [are] international and global. They’re able to get you medicated and dedicated no matter where you at.”

Kimmel then read off a list of countries and asked if Snoop has weed connections in those places. Snoop confirmed he knew people in Mexico, Ireland, India, Estonia, and more. However, he didn’t in Korea, where he had to give out free features for a tiny bit of weed. You can hear Snoop on Jimmy Kimmel Live below.