‘It’s official like a referee with a whistle’: Snoop Dogg reveals upcoming collaboration with BTS

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  • Legendary rap artist Snoop Dogg recently revealed that he is collaborating with BTS on a project.
  • “I’m going to let them tell you about it,” Snoop told The A.V. Club. “It’s official like a referee with a whistle. I love that entertainment world. It’s good music. It’s [a] vibe. I make good music. They make good music.”
  • Being longtime Snoop fans, BTS reportedly initiated the request to do a song together.
  • Snoop has collaborated with numerous Asian artists in the past, including K-pop girl groups Girls Generation and 2NE1.

Hip-hop legend Snoop Dogg has officially confirmed the previously rumored collaboration between him and K-pop supergroup BTS.  

The rap icon made the reveal on Monday while on the “American Song Contest” red carpet. 

“The BTS experience you keep talking about,” Snoop told The A.V. Club. “I’m going to let them tell you about it. It’s official like a referee with a whistle. I love that entertainment world. It’s good music. It’s [a] vibe. I make good music. They make good music. And we end up doing this. This is what it’s always about, bringing our worlds together.”

The K-pop group — composed of Jin, Suga, J-Hope, RM, Jimin, V and Jungkook — have been longtime Snoop fans and reportedly initiated the upcoming project. “Hip Hop Phile,” a track from their 2014 album “Dark & Wild,” even has a reference to Snoop’s 1993 album “Doggystyle.”

In an interview on the “Mogul Talk” podcast back in January, Snoop Dogg shared that the South Korean group sent him a request to collaborate on a project.

“I got a group named BTS that’s waiting on me to do a song with them right now,” Snoop told the podcast hosts. “And I’m trying to figure out if I got time to do that sh*t.”

At the time, Snoop said he knew little about BTS, and he had to consult his nephew for more details about them.

 “[He] showed me five motherf*ckers who look like the Asian New Edition,” he said. “I said OK.”

Snoop has collaborated with numerous Asian acts in the past, including K-pop artist Psy as well as girl groups Girls Generation and 2NE1.

“I’ve been experiencing the K-pop experience for a long time, connected to the music world [and] scene,” Snoop went on. “I got a record with a group called 2NE1 back in the day. Come on now, it’s what I do.”

BTS fans can look forward to the official announcement soon, as the group is set to make their U.S. return next month for a series of concerts and an appearance at 2022 the Grammys.

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