Anderson .Paak shared a clip of himself dancing along to Snoop Dogg's performance at the Chanel fashion show on May 9. The clip shows .Paak hyping up his fellow rapper as he performed the iconic track "The Next Episode," originally performed alongside Dr. Dre, Kurupt, and Nate Dogg. The rapper seemed in great spirits as he supported Snoop Dogg, as the two have worked together in the past. The afterparty for the Chanel Cruise Collection fashion show took place at Paramount studios in Los Angeles. Other celebrity appearances included Tracee Ellis Ross, Lil Nas X, Margot Robbie and more.
.Paak has collaborated with Snoop Dogg several times in the past. The West Coast rappers teamed up with Busta Rhymes and DOMi & JD BECK for the track "PiLOT" early this year. Snoop Dogg .Paak and Snoop Dogg have also worked alongside The Last Artful, Dodgr and Dr. Dre.
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.Paak worked alongside Cordae in the J. Cole-produced track, "Two Tens," in January. Cordae shared with Zane Lowe for Apple Music 1 how .Paak is "[his] real friend, like [his] brother." NxWorries, .Paak's project with producer Knxwledge announced their first performance together in five years, in March. NxWorries will perform at the Prospect Park Bandshell in June. They will be joined by Lalah Hathaway & Bilal, Robert Glasper, and BJ The Chicago Kid. The duo teased more upcoming music after their first release in years last fall, but we have yet to see any new releases.
Snoop Dogg spoke as a panelist earlier this week at the 2023 Milken Institute Global Conference. He joined CEO and Gamma founder, Larry Jackson. He made his thoughts on streaming clear, saying, “[Streaming is] exciting but streaming gotta get their s**t together.” The rapper added that he “[doesn't]understand how the f**k you get paid off that s**t.” Additionally, he spoke at the conference about his experience speaking with an A.I. model. He said the experience "[blew] his mind," adding, "I got a motherf***in’ A.I. right now." Snoop Dogg also recently appeared on the talk show Undisputed. He gifted the hosts, Shannon Sharpe and Skip Bayless, with chains featuring his label's logo.