Rapper Snoop Dogg backs Farrakhan following Facebook ban
by David Rosenberg
May 6, 2019
Rapper Calvin Broadus, better known by his stage name ‘Snoop Dogg’, expressed support for Nation of Islam leader Louis Farrakhan on Friday, and excoriated Facebook and Instagram for removing Farrakhan’s accounts …Following the ban, Snoop Dogg took to Instagram and Facebook to decry Farrakhan’s removal, questioning the basis of the ban and calling on his fans to share videos by the controversial Chicago-based minister. “I want to know for what? All that he ever do was tell the truth, for which y’all gonna ban him now.” READ MORE
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