Elijah Wald is Right
Dig this big crux:
"That duality -- sometimes gangsta, sometimes smooth, cuddly and pimpish -- defines Snoop and has allowed him to have a long career in which he's loved by both gangbangers and soccer moms."
Can't find the RS author who wrote this, but it holds.
Oh my God, look at my yard.
NB: Begins a thread where we do some splaining about the panhiphop tradition, which is a story that can only be told backwards, but allows you to include a whole lot of cool characters in ways they haven't been thought about at the beginning of the story.
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