151+ Best Snoop Dogg Quotes: Exclusive Selection

Calvin Cordozar Broadus Jr., known professionally as Snoop Dogg, is an American rap legend, songwriter, producer, and actor. He became one of the best-known figures in gangsta rap in the 1990s and was for many the epitome of West Coast hip-hop culture. Inspirational Snoop Dogg quotes will motivate you to discover your true dreams, remain faithful and improve the skills required to achieve your goals.

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Famous Snoop Dogg Quotes

There’s no such thing as losing touch. You can take me out of the ghetto, but you can’t take the ghetto out of me. – Snoop Dogg

The more medicated, the more dedicated. – Snoop Dogg

You’ve got to always go back in time if you want to move forward. – Snoop Dogg

I just change with the times. I really don’t have a say in what’s going on. Music was here before me. – Snoop Dogg

It ain’t no fun if the homies can’t have none. – Snoop Dogg

People who don’t know me are so negative about me. When they finally meet me, they change that negative into a positive. – Snoop Dogg

I’m here to impress only one man. He doesn’t live here with us. He’s on top. So that’s all I’m concerned about. My work is not for the public or for man to view or make judgment on me, I work for one person. – Snoop Dogg

It’s an unexplainable feeling, an expression. It’s a touch, it’s a feel. Once you feel it, it’s like no other thing in the world. – Snoop Dogg

Well, hip-hop is what makes the world go around. – Snoop Dogg

The message is always going to get through. Me being able to speak is a message in itself. – Snoop Dogg

My younger son, Cordell, aka Lil Snoop, loves me like a fan loves Snoop Dogg. He’s inspired by making me happy. My older son, Corde, aka Spank, does everything I say, with effort and determination – but he does it for himself. He gets his thrill out of seeing his own results on the football field. – Snoop Dogg

The fact is the truth will come out. The truth will come out when it’s time. – Snoop Dogg

An older guy, he’s going to show you things that a young man can’t show you. He’s going to show you how to stay alive. He’s going to show you how to turn corners where your young friends will show you how to turn right into that wall, you know what I’m saying? – Snoop Dogg

That’s how we do it in the black community; we give back to the people who made us who we are. We never forget that. – Snoop Dogg

Women are in a position now to voice their opinion… women are getting empowered. The more power they get, the more voice they get to shift certain things around. Now I have a daughter, I understand. When I didn’t have a daughter, I didn’t understand. – Snoop Dogg

I learned how to take other people’s mechanisms of promoting their stuff through me as opposed to promoting my own stuff, as far as getting Snoop DeVilles, SnoopDeGrills, Snoop Doggy Dogg biscuits, Snoop Dogg record label, Snoop Dogg bubble gum, Snoop Youth Football League. – Snoop Dogg

What I try to push and promote is peace through the whole music industry. – Snoop Dogg


Barack Obama makes me feel good to be a black man. – Snoop Dogg

Like Ice Cube asks, why are more n*gg*rs in the pen than in college? It’s easier to go to the pen than it is to go to college. – Snoop Dogg

Everybody wants to be a winner. Winning for you is everything, right? Wrong, winning is the only thing! – Snoop Dogg

I’m destined to live and say things. – Snoop Dogg

Now on the first day of Christmas, my homeboy gave to me A sack of the krazy glue and told me to smoke it up slowly. Now on the second day of Christmas, my homeboy gave to me A fifth of Hendog and told me to take my mind off that weed. Now by the third day of Christmas, my big homeboy gave to me A whole lot of everything, and it wasn’t nuthin’ but game to me. – Snoop Dogg

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. – Snoop Dogg

They legalized alcohol, they legalized tobacco. What is it gonna hurt to legalize this medicinal, medical marij*ana that’s used for purposes of cataracts? – Snoop Dogg

Now people think it’s cool to have a baby, but it ain’t cool to take care of it. We have to change that. You make your life for that baby. That’s the future. – Snoop Dogg

I’m a spiritual man and I’ve always felt connected to Rastafari. I’m not a Rastafarian but I’ve got so much respect for the lifestyle and religion, and I’m so thankful I was able to meet some of the most influential Rastafarians during my Jamaica trip. They taught me so much and really helped me evolve into who I am today. – Snoop Dogg

If you’re trying to get somebody and this might be the only time, you’re going to catch him, but he is holding his baby and with his mama, you ain’t gonna let that chance go by. That’s the mentality of the streets. If you let that chance go by, he might catch your *ss. – Snoop Dogg

I wanted to become a better Snoop Dogg, full of water, proteins and stuff to keep me alive . . . lollipops and Big Macs. – Snoop Dogg

As a black man, I have to respect myself and have nice things. As a man in general. – Snoop Dogg

I’m Uncle Snoop. That’s the name I’ve been given in the industry because I’m like an Uncle to all of the rappers whether they are older than me or younger than me and I love giving advice. If I feel like they need some information, I give it to them, I sit them down and talk to them. I try to get all of the rappers on one page of peace, love and just having soul and just being about representing this music. – Snoop Dogg

It’s hard to say goodbye to the streets. It’s all how you do it. You can pass by and say, ‘What’s happening?’ and keep it moving, but it’s a certain element that’ll never be able to roll with you once you get to this level, because that’s the separation of it all. – Snoop Dogg

Inspirational Snoop Dogg Quotes

Do what your heart tells you is right. – Snoop Dogg

Drop it like it’s hot. – Snoop Dogg

Life is about growing and evolving. I feel like my life has been in stages, and the stages I went through when I was younger allowed me to grow into the man I am today. – Snoop Dogg

It’s Christmas time and my rhyme’s steady bumpin. Everybody happy, hair still nappy, Gonna steal a gift for my old grandpappy. – Snoop Dogg

Love goes unappreciated a lot of times, but you still gotta keep giving it. – Snoop Dogg

Cut throats, gun smoke, dope, and hoes, is what controls n*gga* souls. – Snoop Dogg

You got to be who you are when you are. – Snoop Dogg

It makes me feel the way I need to feel. – Snoop Dogg

It’s so easy for a kid to join a gang, to do drugs. We should make it that easy to be involved in football and academics. – Snoop Dogg

If the ride is more fly, then you must buy. – Snoop Dogg

I tell the truth. And I know what I’m talking about. That’s why I’m a threat. – Snoop Dogg

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. – Snoop Dogg

Push yourself, when you get smart up top (in your head), your skills will fall right into place. – Snoop Dogg

Don’t get upset girl, that’s how it goes. I don’t love you hoes, I’m out the door. – Snoop Dogg

Drugs are so easy to get in the ghetto. They might not be easy to get in nice areas like Beverly Hills, but in Long Beach and Compton and South Central they’re easy to get. They don’t drop those drugs off in Beverly Hills. They drop them off in the ghetto. Then they tell us it’s wrong to sell them. Well, we didn’t bring them here. We just sell them. I was selling, like I sold newspapers. – Snoop Dogg

The biggest nuts and guess what? He is I and I am him. – Snoop Dogg

I got the Rolly on my arm and I’m pouring, Chandon And I roll the best weed cause I got it going on. – Snoop Dogg

They say I’m greedy, but I still want more, cause my eyes want to journey. – Snoop Dogg

The more information you have, the better you will be. – Snoop Dogg

So, what if I’m smokin’ weed onstage and doing what I gotta do? It’s not me shooting nobody, stabbing nobody, killing nobody. It’sa peaceful gesture and they have to respect that and appreciate that. – Snoop Dogg

My mama couldn’t give me what I wanted. I had all right clothes, but the people I was with had better clothes. I felt that I had to have better clothes. – Snoop Dogg

You might not have a car or a big gold chain, stay true to yourself and things will change – Snoop Dogg

Sometimes, if you’re lucky, someone comes into your life who’ll take up a place in your heart that no one else can fill, someone who’s tighter than a twin, more with you than your own shadow, who gets deeper under your skin than your own blood and bones. – Snoop Dogg

Be your own leader, be your own self, step out of my shadows and be your own person. – Snoop Dogg

Bikinis, zucchinis, martinis No weenies. – Snoop Dogg

A lot of people like to fool you and say that you’re not smart if you never went to college, but common-sense rules over everything. That’s what I learned from selling crack. – Snoop Dogg

With so much drama in the L-B-C, It’s kinda hard bein Snoop D-O-double-G – Snoop Dogg

Deep Snoop Dogg Quotes About Life, Love, Friends and Happiness

Sometimes a loss is the best thing that can happen. It teaches you what you should have done next time. – Snoop Dogg

When I’m not longer rapping, I want to open up an ice cream parlor and call myself Scoop Dogg. – Snoop Dogg

U don’t know where u goin unless u know where u come from. – Snoop Dogg

Rolling down the street, smoking indo, sippin’ on gin and juice. – Snoop Dogg

You don’t get respect if you don’t deserve it. – Snoop Dogg

There’ll be ups and downs, smiles and frowns. – Snoop Dogg

That’s why I’m so successful because peace is my main thing, it’s not about money. It’s about making sure everybody is having a good time and loving and living and enjoying life. – Snoop Dogg

My mind on my money, my money on my mind. – Snoop Dogg

The best advice I’ve ever got is to be yourself. Stay true to who you are and what you stand for and you’ll go far in life. – Snoop Dogg

Trump says he wants to run for president. Why not? It wouldn’t be the first time he pushed a black family out of their home. – Snoop Dogg

This is for my G’s, this is for my Hustlas. – Snoop Dogg

If you stop at general math, you’re only going to make general math money. – Snoop Dogg

I move with the time. Whatever’s happening in time, I’m in. – Snoop Dogg

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. – Snoop Dogg

I love making music and I’m falling in love with making records, so it’s like having two girlfriends. But I can handle it. – Snoop Dogg

Britney would make a better prostitute than Christina. She’s thicker. – Snoop Dogg

We’re going to take this thing here straight over the stratosphere, baby. – Snoop Dogg

We want people who hate to lose, like myself. Now marinate on that. – Snoop Dogg

Each kid that plays on the team has to have a C average, which is a 2.0 GPA, to play, – Snoop Dogg

This money right here is going to the youth football league because a lot of kids in the inner city will appreciate that. Make some noise for the kids, man, – Snoop Dogg

It’s a beautiful feeling to be appreciated and come out and give the troops something to smile about and something to dance to, … I’m down to do it again whenever, however, forever, all the time. – Snoop Dogg

It just all came together, … You know when you’ve made a magical video. – Snoop Dogg

It’s nine-fifteen on twelve-thirteen and another black king will be taken from the scene. – Snoop Dogg

I keep hearing about mutha fing Harry Potter. Who is this mutha*er? – Snoop Dogg

I’m letting everybody know that the West Coast is definitely making a strong comeback. – Snoop Dogg

been approached but Jay has not yet confirmed to be on that song. – Snoop Dogg

When I heard the royal family wanted to have me perform in celebration of Prince William’s marriage, I knew I had to give them a little something. ‘Wet’ is the perfect anthem for Prince William or any playa to get the club smokin’. – Snoop Dogg

There’s so much that I want to do. I feel like I’m the Magic Johnson of rap. You know, Magic was great on the basketball court, but he’s bigger as a businessman. – Snoop Dogg

On ‘Old School,’ I was not an actor, I was Snoop Dogg, so I came to the set with a whole different vibe, and a different crew of people. And on ‘Starsky and Hutch,’ I was more of an actor. I wasn’t Snoop Dogg, the rapper. – Snoop Dogg

The ‘American Idol’ and ‘X Factor’ shows, they’re great shows. But I think I need to make a show like that, directed straight to the hood, to the artists that don’t get the attention, that don’t have the money to make themselves representable. – Snoop Dogg

To me, the Seventies were very inspirational and very influential… With my whole persona as Snoop Dogg, as a person, as a rapper. I just love the Seventies style, the way all the players dressed nice, you know, kept their hair looking good, drove sharp cars and they talked real slick. – Snoop Dogg

I’m so sick and tired of all this violence, this gun violence. And how could I speak on it – you know – being one who has advocated violence and gun violence? The only way I could do it was through a song that spoke from the heart. – Snoop Dogg

I love Benny Hill. He one of my favourites of aaall time. Like, the way Benny did it, he was just amazing. Just seeing how he put songs together and comedy and the timing and the sketches. He was way ahead of his time. – Snoop Dogg

I’m a musician – I’m always making music. Kobe Bryant is always playing ball. Well, Snoop Dogg is always recording. – Snoop Dogg

Know when to lie to your kids. – Snoop Dogg

Drugs bring in guns. They bring in all these black-on-black crimes. – Snoop Dogg

Nobody needs a movie to give them an idea. – Snoop Dogg

I went out and got little jobs. I was selling candy as a teenager, selling newspapers. But as I got older, I didn’t want to sell that anymore. I wanted to make more money. – Snoop Dogg

There are certain classes you have to take, certain things you have to do, certain money you must have. Then, if you listen to the counselors and social workers and everybody else talking at you, you would think that once you got out of high school and college, life would be beautiful. But it’s not. – Snoop Dogg

People don’t understand that you can actually lose your life going to jail. There’s more violence in the jailhouse than there is on the streets. – Snoop Dogg

I don’t want anybody shooting, but I can’t stop it. – Snoop Dogg

You got two black folks representing us through the Sixties. One of them was for violence, one was against it, and they both are dead. – Snoop Dogg

It’s hard for a black man to raise a family. – Snoop Dogg

Why do people carry guns? Protection, right? To protect me and myself. Whether it’s home protection or street protection. – Snoop Dogg

Growing up, I didn’t dream of being nothing, of living in the ghetto my whole life. I wanted to get out. – Snoop Dogg

So, don’t blame me for the problems. You can’t fault me for it. You can’t blame me. You want to blame me but I’m just trying to express what is going on and trying to keep America open to it. – Snoop Dogg

I really don’t do anything to break myself. As far as the damages to my body, I’m not a drinker. I let the gin and juice alone. – Snoop Dogg

When I turned 16, I thought I was a man. I needed the money. When you don’t have it, crazy thoughts go through your mind. – Snoop Dogg

See, I don’t want brothers shooting. I want them talking. – Snoop Dogg

A song ain’t why people kill cops. – Snoop Dogg

Black folks don’t have a chance, so they are in the hood, dealing drugs, in a shoot-out. They do it again and one more time they are out. – Snoop Dogg

I would like people to put down the guns. If you have a problem, talk about it or fight about it. – Snoop Dogg

It’s old white ladies, old black ladies, old black men, who don’t even listen. Everyone else, everyone who understands, likes Snoop Dogg. They like my music. – Snoop Dogg

You won’t hear any more alcohol songs from Snoop Dogg – unless I stumble upon some Hennessy. – Snoop Dogg

I’m looking for a deal from one of you TV networks to give Snoop Dogg his own hood TV show where I can find America’s hottest hood artists. – Snoop Dogg

I used to be focused on being the dopest rapper in the game, and then once that became what I was, I wanted something different, and I wanted to become the best businessman in the game. I wanted to learn how to master the business like I mastered the rap. – Snoop Dogg

The red carpet is a beautiful situation for people. I think everybody appreciates it and loves it and honors it. Nobody really acts a fool because they know this is a one-time thing. – Snoop Dogg

King of tha westcoast – Snoop Dogg

I make music that makes you dance, so I mean, it’s appropriate, you know what I’m saying? I make the kind of music that DJs can grab a hold of and spin the record and people just love rocking out to the big Snoop D O double G. – Snoop Dogg

The process for doing voice work goes by much quicker as opposed to shooting a feature. You can pretty much go in and knock it out in a day or two. It feels very natural for me to express myself using only my voice, so it wasn’t too difficult. – Snoop Dogg

Look at music for what it’s worth around the world and not just America. In other countries, people are still buying CDs and going to record stores. But in America, it’s all about digital. The game is breaking down. But, look at me, you need to know how to play the game the right way. – Snoop Dogg

I’m a business first and foremost so whatever my business is, it’s separate from my personal. It’s like whatever I do business wise, it’s done in the business fashion whether it’s promoting, marketing, whatever I’m doing. – Snoop Dogg

Trouble comes looking for you. Lots of times I just stay in the house and enjoy my family. I try to be a father to my child, I’ll stay out of trouble if I can, because I have lots to do. Other folks have different hardships. It’s hard for a black man to raise a family. – Snoop Dogg

I’m not rapping, I’m conversing. It’s just a conversation between me and you. – Snoop Dogg

Snoop Scorsese, that’s my director name. – Snoop Dogg

Nobody cared about the riot until they thought it might spill into their nice neighborhoods. Then they got scared and called the National Guard. – Snoop Dogg

What people don’t understand is joining a gang ain’t bad, it’s cool, it’s fine. When you in the hood, joining a gang it’s cool because all your friends are in the gang, all your family’s in the gang. We’re not just killing people every night, we’re just hanging out, having a good time. – Snoop Dogg

I think it’s too late for prayin, hold up, a voice spoke to me and it slowly started sayin’ ‘Bring your lifestyle to me I’ll make it better. I’ll make your life better than you can imagine or even dreamed of.’ I see demons. So relax your soul let me take control. You go down with the devil. Now roam through the depths of hell, where the rest your homeboys dwell. – Snoop Dogg

Your only gain is to try to get me to fall down to your level. Man, you worser than devils. – Snoop Dogg

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. – Snoop Dogg

I am a sore loser. I’ve always been like that ever s’nce I started playin’ sports and just life in general. I hate to lose, and I play to win. – Snoop Dogg

when I make the music that I make, when it comes to reggae music, I engulf the whole spirit of it all. It’s just like when I do rap music or whatever style of music I do; I have to engulf the character I do and bring that to life. – Snoop Dogg

My name was given to me. I didn’t just decide to change it one day. But I ran with it to reflect a more peaceful and positive attitude for my new Reincarnated project. The Snoop Dogg name is so connected to hip-hop, and I didn’t want to change that. Hip-hop raised me, and I would never turn my back on it. – Snoop Dogg

My liberty is about living. It’s about spreading more love. Even though I was always a peaceful, loving individual, my music sometimes didn’t reflect that. But now it’s different. My music is reflecting the way I feel. – Snoop Dogg

Nobody likes not having freedom. – Snoop Dogg

I’m leaning towards making something for kids nine and under because I have kids now. I can clean it up and make it rated G. – Snoop Dogg

I’m a smoker, my name is Snoop Dogg, and I’m a stoner. – Snoop Dogg

It’s natural. I freestyle, meaning that I just rap. I might put words on paper, but I just put a beat on my rap, and go off the top of my head. It’s something I’ve been able to do for a long time. – Snoop Dogg

I like going to areas where the murder rate is high and dropping it. – Snoop Dogg

If they would have put positive opportunities in front of me to make $1000 a week, I would have done it. But they didn’t. They put $1000 in front of me and an illegal way to make it. And they expect me not to do it because they say it’s wrong. – Snoop Dogg

So many people representing different sections of our community are taken down one way or another. The system was designed to break us down. The three-strike rule is to break down a black man. – Snoop Dogg

My trigger finger itching, positioned at your dome, one twitch and it’s on. No remorse or second thoughts. – Snoop Dogg

Just giving the people a great show, leaving it all on the stage. Like when I’m finished, I don’t want to go home with nothing, I want to leave it all there on the stage, that’s what I’m thinking about before I hit the stage. – Snoop Dogg

N*ggers are killing n*ggers, and penitentiaries are full of n*ggers and Mexicans. Why don’t y’all give us some money to help us stop this problem? We want to go to college instead of going to the pen. Give us a future. – Snoop Dogg

Anytime you’re with somebody, you become a reflection of that person. I believe the first five years of our relationship was me grooming her, getting her tough and getting her ready for all of this and how to deal with it. The last was just her being a strong Black woman who has her man’s back. – Snoop Dogg

Ain’t nothing greater than an x-rater with a nickname like Vibrator. – Snoop Dogg

I think people understand me, me as a person and what I went through because I kept it on the plate. I never hid nothing. I was never in the closet. I smoked dope, I gang banged, I did this, I did that; whatever I did it was always out. – Snoop Dogg

When the surgeon general [Joycelyn Elders] said that drugs should be legalized, I saw somebody else who felt what I feel. But she got fired. – Snoop Dogg

I was like the class clown in school so I guess I would say I did like the attention. In church I did a lot of plays, my mother made me play characters, do a lot of drama and acting, trying to become someone else. So, it helped me create who I am, to create Snoop Dogg. – Snoop Dogg

A lot of people don’t know that I love to love. To have a different kind of mask on me where people feel like I’m not a loving individual. I just love to love, I love everything and everybody, I’m about peace that’s my spirit. – Snoop Dogg

When you’re dead, you don’t breathe, you don’t see, you don’t feel, you don’t love. – Snoop Dogg

I have always said I was Bob Marley reincarnated, – Snoop Dogg