Snoop claimed that Suge Knight assured him that Pac would be fine, but that it was Pac’s mother, Afeni Shakur, who gave him the courage to say goodbye to his friend.
Snoop Dogg and Tupac Shakur had a camaraderie unlike any other. They collaborated on songs, stood by one other through scandals and controversies, and Snoop was able to spend time alone with Shakur in the hospital before he died. During a recent appearance on Impaulsive, Snoop Dogg was asked which of the West Coast’s Rap loses has stuck out to him. He chose Nipsey Hussle, Nate Dogg, and Tupac Shakur because he believed they were capable of so much more.
The rap legend reflected on his final moments with Pac, saying, ncluding not being invited on the infamous Las Vegas trip that would prove to be fatal for the “California Love” superstar.
The next day, he received a series of calls from Suge Knight on his pager, informing him that he and Shakur had been shot. Snoop and Warren G reportedly rushed to Vegas, but Suge remained vague about the severity of the situation when they arrived. Snoop recalled, “[Suge] got shot in the head, yet he sittin’ up here talkin’ to us.”
“We arrived to Suge’s house first when we drove to Vegas to see Pac, so we haven’t even seen Pac,” Snoop Dogg stated. “We just talked to Suge, and he got the head wrapped up and told us what happened, and he said, ‘Pac going to be alright, he going to pull through, he got shot nine times before, he going to be alright,’ and he said, ‘Pac going to be alright, he going to be alright,’ and he said, ‘Pac going to be alright, he going to be alright,’ and