his new album release, that is. But the seasoned rapper has no qualms about competition from the young pop singer.
On Tuesday, March 23, both [lastfm]Snoop Dogg[/lastfm]’s More Malice and [lastfm]Justin Bieber[/lastfm]’s My World 2.0 were released, prompting MTV to ask Snoop if he feels threatened at all by the relative newcomer’s impending record sales.
Not a chance, the rapper told MTV News on Monday night at the red carpet for the premiere of “Malice N Wonderland,” a 40-minute movie to accompany the new disc.
“I don’t have no problem with that,” he said. “That’s what the music industry was made on. I actually had a chance to meet the guy. He’s kind of cool. So, I don’t really have a problem with the teenyboppers or whatnot.”
To Snoop, this is sort of a case of been there, done that. His mixtapes began to get noticed in his teenage years, and after hooking up with [lastfm]Dr. Dre[/lastfm], Snoop delivered his debut album, Doggystyle, at the age of 22.
“Once upon a time, I was a young teenager coming into the game, driving ’em crazy and whatnot,” he explained.
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