A reboot of Roots, the 1977 miniseries based on Alex Haley’s novel, debuts Monday on History, A&E and Lifetime. Snoop Dogg will definitely not be watching.
The rapper posted an expletive-laced video message to Instagram on Monday criticizing films and television shows that focused on slavery and calling on his fans to boycott the four-part miniseries.
“No disrespect, but I can’t watch no motherfucking more black movies where n——s get dogged down… They going to just to keep beating that shit into our heads about how they did us, huh? I mean, I don’t understand America, they just wanna keep showing the abuse that we took hundreds and hundreds of years ago, but guess what? We’re taking the same abuse. Think about that part. When are y’all gonna make a motherfucking series about the success that black folks is having?” Read more…
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