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Snoop Dogg opens up about doing show after mom’s death

FILE - In this Sept. 17, 2016, file photo, Snoop Dog smiles at the BET Hip Hop Awards in Atlanta. The National Hockey League is hoping Snoop Dogg can heat up interest on the ice as the Stanley Cup playoffs get underway. The rapper and hockey fan is appearing in a series of Hockey 101 videos in which he gives shoutouts to the teams and some of the players. (AP Photo/Tami Chappell, File)

Snoop Dogg opens up about doing show after mom’s death Snoop Dogg opened up to his fans via Instagram after doing a show following his mother’s death. Snoop said in his caption of a picture of his mother, “Thank u [sic] God for giving me an angel for a mother.” In an interview, Snoop said, “Man, I wanted to [cancel everything]. When I got the news, I had a show that night. And I just went to my room, I cried a little bit, and I was like, ‘Damn, what would my mama want me to do?’ She would want me to get in front of these people and give them a show.” He continued, “And I went out there and gave it to them. And the last song I played was ‘Stand By Me’ and it’s a particular part of the song saying, ‘I won’t cry, I won’t cry.’ And I took my glasses off and I didn’t cry. In my heart, I wanted to but I just was like I can’t. And they [the audience] were giving it back to me. I just felt my mama telling me, ‘You better not stop.'” What was the biggest obstacle you have ever faced in life?

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