SNOOP DOGG SLAMS RONALD REAGAN: Blames Reagan for Gang Violence and Drug Deals in LA

Published on March 21, 2015

Forget about personal responsibility. Who needs that?

Snopp Dogg said he blames President Ronald Reagan for the culture of gang violence that existed in parts of Los Angeles, California during the 1980s and beyond.

Snoop, aka Calvin Cordozar Broadus Jr, brought the issue up after he took the stage in Austin, Texas, on Friday as South by Southwest Music’s 2015 keynote speaker.

The 43-year-old said Reaganomics prompted a shift away from football and fun to guns and drugs.

Snoop was talking about an HBO show he is developing that will be about life on the West Coast during the 1980s.

The plot will center ‘on a family whose seemingly idyllic life is turned upside down by the collision of their community and American politics’, Deadline reported.

The hip-hop legend said Reaganomics was ‘designed’ to make things tough in the inner-city, the Daily Beast reported.

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