The rapper, who is currently working on his new LP ‘The Return Of Doggystyle’, described the album, which was made available exclusively through Tidal last month after an hour-long HBO special of the same name was broadcast, as a “hot record”.
“It’s always about content that’s the best,” he said. “Like Beyonce, for example, she has a hot movie with a hot record. You can watch and listen to it, live with it, and you root for her. That’s what music was meant to do.
“She grew into being Number 1 and 15 plus years later she is the ultimate because she teaches how to make a record. To me great artists continue to be great. This is what we do.”
Following the release of ‘Lemonade’, Tidal subscriber numbers rose by 1.2 million in the first week of its release.
Snoop’s own record, is due out in the summer. “When it hits you upside the head (you’ll be) like, ‘Damn that’s beautiful. I been missing that,'” he told Vibe. “When I make records I provide you with what’s not out there, what you’re not getting.
“The shit feels good to make it. To make people feel good. Music is a reflective mechanism. You reflect your energy off of the people, and you get it back. It’s the one thing that when I do it, I see people smile, laugh, they’re happy. It’s things connected to it that mean the world to me.”
The rapper recently said he doesn’t “give a fuck” about leaving a will behind when he dies.
“I don’t give a fuck when I’m dead. What am I gonna give a fuck about?,” he added. “This goin’ on while I’m gone, you know?”