Snoop Dogg and Eminem’s Beef, Explained — Details on the Feud


A few weeks go by and there is always a beef between hip hop artists. Although competitiveness has been a hallmark of many great rappers, it can sometimes lead to tension between some of the biggest names in the industry. Eminem and Snoop Dogg, two veteran rappers, are a good example of this rivalry.

Over the years, both stars have been involved in a few altercations with celebrities and artists. Snoop and Eminem have had their fair share of disagreements. Let’s find out what the beef was like between Snoop and Eminem. Keep reading to find the answers.

Here are the reasons why Snoop Dogg & Eminem have been beefing.

Eminem and Snoop were friends for most of their careers. However, the ambiguity was finally resolved in 2020. During an appearance at The Breakfast ClubSnoop revealed his feelings on the Detroit-born rapper.

Snoop candidly replied to a question about why Eminem wasn’t included in his top 10 greatest rappers. “[Dr. Dre] probably put Eminem in the position that he would be considered one of the top 10 rappers ever.”

“I don’t think so, but the game thinks that he’s a top 10 lyricist and everything that comes with it,”He stated that Eminem is not the greatest rapper in hip-hop history, and he was basically disagreeing with this opinion. “That’s just because he’s with Dr. Dre,”Snoop also added.

Eminem did not take Snoop’s derogatory comments about his talent too well.

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Eminem has released a diss track called “Zeus”He rapped where he was. “Last thing I need is Snoop doggin’ me / Man, dog, you was like a (yeah) damn God to me / Man, not really (haha) I had “Doggy” backwards / But I’m startin’ to think, all these people takin’ shots at me / S–t, it’s no wonder.”

The “Stan”Artist then took to Shade45To elaborate further on his feelings regarding Snoop’s comments, he said they threw him “for a loop.”

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“I think it was more about the tone he was using that caught me off-guard ‘cause I’m like, where is this coming from? I just saw you, what the f–k? It threw me for a loop,”Eminem spoke during the InterviewAddition “I probably could’ve gotten past the whole tone and everything, but it was the last statement where he said, ‘Far as music I can live without, I can live without that s–t.’ Now you’re being disrespectful.”


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Snoop and Eminem finally made peace a year later.

After Eminem’s comments, things remained quiet between the artists for a while. Shade45However, it is only during the Oct. 27, 2021 InterviewWith The Breakfast ClubSnoop decided that the beef was done and to apologize for his actions to Eminem.

He talked about his love for the singer and the competitive nature of the rap scene.

“Man I love Eminem. And the thing is, we love hip-hop so much, we competitive,”Snoop started. “We battle rappers, so that was supposed to trigger that in him. But we brothers, and we family so we learn to appreciate each other for what we do, and we get down and we had a long conversation about the respect that we have for each other and the way we need to talk in public about each other.”

The “Drop It Like It’s Hot”Rapper also added “And I felt like I was out of pocket. I apologized to him, and I let him know and I’m just bettering myself. I make mistakes. I ain’t perfect, I’m Snoop Dogg.”

Eminem has not yet responded to Snoop’s apology.