*The reboot of “Roots” aired its first episode on Memorial Day, and Snoop Dogg was not in agreement that it should have been broadcast.
Snoop went as far as to announce a impromptu boycott stating, “I’m sick of this. … How the (expletive) they gonna put Roots on Memorial Day?” a subdued Snoop Dogg asks in the selfie video. “They just going to keep beating that (expletive) into our heads as to how they did us, huh?”
Is Snoop correct to demand that “Roots” and series like it go further and tell more of our stories?
My critique of “Roots,” and Snoop is more detailed, find it in the video below.
Watch Snoop’s original comments about the “Roots” remake below. WARNING: Contains profanity – NSFW (Also, if you can’t see the Instagram video on your mobile device, click HERE.