In anticipation of Snoop Dogg as the keynote at SXSW, here are a few of his memorable quotes from years past.
When I’m not longer rapping, I want to open up an ice cream parlor and call myself Scoop Dogg.
If the ride is more fly, then you must buy.
The most important decision I’ve made in business? The choices of people I have around me. When I first started I brought everybody with me, my homies from the neighborhood, criminals. I just said, ‘Come on everybody, we made it.’ Then I had to realize we didn’t make it. I made it.
I used to get stressed out all the time when I thought winning was important. I wanted to try to win and help my kids win. Once I figured out it wasn’t about winning or losing, it was about teaching these kids about being men, that’s when I started to relax.
In the black culture, certain kids are given nicknames that they roll with forever; the nicknames outweigh their real names. I’m one of those scenarios.
If you stop at general math, you’re only going to make general math money.
If it’s flipping hamburgers at McDonald’s, be the best hamburger flipper in the world. Whatever it is you do you have to master your craft.
You’ve got to always go back in time if you want to move forward.
[on his long friendship with Dr. Dre] I think me and Dre are gonna be like Walter Matthau and Jack Lemmon. When we get really old, I`ll probably be having gray braids.
I’m the father of all dogs