Snoop Dogg pays tribute to late rapper DMX “HE INFLUENCED, HE INSPIRED AND HE REPRESENTED”

Snoop Dogg has paid tribute to the late DMX.

Legendary West Coast rapper Snoop Dogg spoke to hosts of the Today Show earlier this week (13th), discussing the life and career of New York-born rapper DMX, who passed away last week aged 50.

In the segment, which airs on the Today Show this Friday (16th), Snoop Dogg told hosts Hoda Kotb and Jenna Bush Hager that DMX “influenced, he inspired and he represented”, and spoke about how his music pushed his beliefs.

“Well, I’d like to say that DMX was wanting to glorify his relationship with God, and he was always pushing the right thing,” Snoop said. “And he was always trying to help other people. And that leads me to believe that’s why God chose this angel to come back home with him. He did his time out here. He did what he was supposed to do. He influenced, he inspired and he represented. So, DMX, his soul will live on and his music will live on, as well. We thank you, brother, for what you brought to us.”

He also spoke about the side of DMX fans didn’t get to see as often: “He was funny. He loved old school music. He loved old school cars. And when I say he loved old school music, he loved old school music and gospel music, probably more than rap music. And that’s what people didn’t know.”

The interview will broadcast this Friday 16th April via the Today Show.