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Snoop Dogg @ Henry Fonda , 7/03/07
I had never seen a Snoop Dog show, or Dolomite either. So when i was assigned to see them and write them up, i had to admit i was star struck by the whole thing. How many rappers can say they even have their own special edition of Girls Gone Wild?! Snoop Dogg is a living legend, and so is Dolomite who is a comedian and the opening act.
Dolomite literally had his electric wheel chair hoisted onto the stage with him still in it, and drove up to the front of the stage. He proceeded to bust out his rhyming comdey act, that centers around him bangin' the hos. Which was really funny because even the elephant sized pills of viagra Hugh Hefner must take couldn't give this old guy a chubby. Dolomite, being the classy business man that he is,
forced allowed us to listen to EVERY song on his album.
There must have been an angel in the sound booth, because they didn't play more than ten seconds of every track, and Dolomite bitched them out propperly.
Finally, close to midnight, Snoop Busts onto stage. His hair is braided tight, his convers were clean, and tha Dogg came ready to bust out his classics in the heart of LA, to a more than receptive crowd.
Nobody could hold still, and the ladies were intoxicated by Snoops power over the room. Even my own girlfriend became this wild dancing machine that just could not stop. All those folks in the seats on the balcony were up on their feet too. There is just no point for chairs when snoop is rocking the mic.
The show was good and went smooth, except for the few times the stage crew did things to annoy Snoop, like a mic failure on one of his homie's mic, and a delay to give a spotlight when requested. But that's the Dogg being the Dogg, he has to lay his pimp hand strong.
photo of Snoop at this weekend's Live Earth by blog2_de via flickr