Six Very Important Interactions Between Rappers And Dogs

Six Very Important Interactions Between Rappers And Dogs

As part of this weekend's Catalpa Festival, Snoop Dogg will slouch around Randall's Island to perform his debut album, Doggystyle, in its entirety. With the Doggfather being somewhat obsessed with all things canine, SOTC decided it was fine time to shed light on hip-hop's infatuation with dogs. But be warned: This ain't exactly the equivalent of watching the cute lil' puppies prance around in the window of that pet store on Sixth Avenue in the West Village.

6. Snoop Doggy Dogg, "Who Am I (What's My Name)?"

In a piece of acting that's up there with his esteemed role in Soul Plane, Snoop's breakthrough video has him morphing into a Doberman when the father of some girl he's trying to seduce comes knocking at their door. Here it is in GIF form:

5. Kool G Rap & DJ Polo's Live And Let Die Cover

Six Very Important Interactions Between Rappers And Dogs

Proving beyond any doubt at all that rappers should own dogs, one of the finest MCs to ever come out of Queens set up the cover shot to his third album to include a couple of mild-mannered Rottweilers being fed raw meat while some undercover cops hang in the background. It's as if G Rap didn't know that it's really irresponsible to feed your dogs "people food."

4. Big Boi's Pitfall Kennels

When not working on tunes, Big Boi can be found tending to his very well-known and respected kennel in Atlanta." Pitfall Kennels claims that it is "not here to bore you with a lot of dog name dropping and follow the breeder antics." As you'd expect, all pups purchased from Pitfall Kennels are thoroughly dewormed before you take them home, although the company's website fails to detail exactly how hands-on Big Boi is in this part of the process.

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