Snoop Dogg takes gaming seriously. So seriously, in fact, he was seemingly furious after his Xbox server went down and interrupted his leisure time.
On Tuesday (April 14), the Doggfather chewed out Microsoft billionaire Bill Gates, Gates’ company itself and EA Sports while referencing the current coronavirus pandemic that’s keeping California residents in their homes.
“EA Sports, y’all muthafuckin’ server is down!” he says in the clip. “Get that shit back up, we trying to play. Bunch of muthafuckas at home that’s locked and loaded right now, FIX THIS SHIT! Bill Gates, Microsoft, whoever the fuck. All these muthafuckin’ bullshit ass vaccines y’all trying to give us… fix the muthafuckin’ video game. Now!”
He added in the caption, “@microsoft @thisisbillgates @eamaddennfl hurrrrr up n fix this shit.” Magically, the server was up and running less than 30 minutes later, prompting Snoop to issue a “thank u.”
The COVID-19 crisis has sidelined most Americans at home and with no sports, video games and social media appear more valuable than ever. To combat boredom, many artists are using Instagram Live to stay connected to their fans and peers.
Over the weekend, Wu-Tang Clan legend RZA and Gang Starr luminary DJ Premier battled for over 800,000 people. Within two minutes of starting the event, over 90,000 people had already tuned in, including a laundry list of Hip Hop who’s who.
Drake, Eric B., Killer Mike, DJ Numark, Cut Chemist, Black Thought, Questlove and Alchemist were just a handful of notable artists who tuned in.