Weigh In: Snoop Dogg Sets The Web Ablaze With French Manicure / Are People Overreacting?

Published: Friday 28th Feb 2014 by Rashad
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The net has been roaring for the last day or so with mixed review of Snoop Lion’s Instagram-unveiling of freshly French manicured nails.

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Indeed, the legendary rapper (formerly known as Snoop Dogg) was dealt a fiery hand of comments after sharing pics of his latest fashion accessory to fans.  But, we’ll argue that the response – which was surprisingly mixed – begs a bigger debate:  what is the big deal?

Some fans even cite some of Snoop’s most notorious fashion choices over his tenured career as evidence that he has always gone against the “hypermasculine” grain of hip hop.  And, the fact that the gangsta rap veteran – who was clearly aware of the potential backlash the picture would bring – still so boldly upload it says a lot.

But, what does it truly say?  You tell us:

 

Are people overreacting?

Of course, Snoop isn’t the only one.  Acts like Pharrell, Kanye West, and newcomers A$AP Rocky, Young Thug, and Lil’ B have also been more adventurous with their fashion choices.  Adorned in everything from kilt to full out dresses, some of these rappers (and more) have also accessorized their daring ensembles with the likes of purses, colored nails, and even make-up.

 


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  1. Lil Wayne/Drake Stan February 28, 2014

    Sorry Snopp, this isn’t cool for a hardcore rapper/former crip to be doing.

  2. Lil Wayne/Drake Stan February 28, 2014

    *Snoop

  3. BeachHouseBritney February 28, 2014

    OMFG this is the nail salon that I used to go to. I stopped going there with Ling Ling try to sell me a DVD knowing I only have a VCR player. The b****.

  4. tits mcgee February 28, 2014

    To much gin and juice for somebody. Lol. Well at least they look purtty!

  5. tits mcgee February 28, 2014

    LMAO!

  6. BeyWhoUWanna February 28, 2014

    His fingers remind me of Ciara’s voice, thin and scrawny.

  7. OVODasher February 28, 2014

    We should have known he was different when started rocking those Shirley Temple curls.

  8. Ajanni February 28, 2014

    Are people overreacting? That manicure ain’t got nothing on them bags under his eyes and his overall elderly appearance. Yet, weed is da bomb! He looks like a senior citizen. No wonder the Miley’s and Rihanna’s of the world look like they are well over 30.

  9. erok February 28, 2014

    he gives no f****!!!

  10. Sandra February 28, 2014

    I don’t think it’s a big deal. If he wants to have manicure then why not 😀

  11. shar February 28, 2014

    There is a gay agenda being pushed on our youth and it’s getting worse everyday. That’s all I’m gonna say.

  12. Yas miss thing February 28, 2014

    YASS Ms. Snoop biiiiiitch! u better werk! lay that hand out there for these gurls to GAG!

  13. Yas miss thing February 28, 2014

    Ms. thing is going to be wearing a Beyonce blonde bob next. The girls idolize Queen Bey!

  14. gagging February 28, 2014

    This is what Rihanna will look like in 5 years. those nasty wrinkly fingers tho<<<<< uh uh hunty

  15. RICHIE_RICH February 28, 2014

    @YASS Miss Thang….Ain’t that it. Chile Ms. Snoop said the girls(kids) can’t take his hair or nails.

    Ps. Why snoop hair and nails look better than some of y’all c****!!!!!!

  16. IStanForYourFav February 28, 2014

    Snoop is a hip-hop legend. So I can’t, I won’t, and I will have several bc he doesn’t neex our approval. But that gay agenda is getting more crazy and crazy by the minute.

  17. Skyfall February 28, 2014

    He must of lost a bet

  18. MissArtProduce February 28, 2014

    Snoop, “How u Do’in?”

  19. molly February 28, 2014

    G-A-Y.

  20. Truth spiller February 28, 2014

    So what? They’re his nails. if he wants to paint his nails then let him. worry about your own dusty dirty ass nails…

  21. Betsy Ross February 28, 2014

    I see Mrs Snoop like her french tip with her press and curl.

  22. Roman Minaj February 28, 2014

    HEYYYY SNOOP -snaps fingers- I see you boo!! -kissy face-

    Seriously, you better say that your 5 year old Neice did this cause…now I’m wonderin…..

  23. Just Sayin February 28, 2014

    Um ok.

  24. DIGGER BEY February 28, 2014

    No Snoop! Just No! I luv how Hip Hop is embracing new things but purses, wigs, lip stick, skirts, blouses and any other femine things are a HELL NO on a rapper, unless its a female rapper.

  25. cocobutta February 28, 2014

    Oooh his hands look old.
    Lil’ Kim Wong did those nails good though.

    See what decades of that high dro + xtras does.
    Awaits the leggings and lipstick next.

    But hey this heifer been rocking the perm & all types of braids from loooong time sooo Snoop will do Snoop.

    “Snoop doggy doooooog oooo dooooggggggg”

  26. Bravo!! February 28, 2014

    I look Snoop hand real good, and I like his “French Menicure.” the clothing material is all wrong!! I feel if Snoop would had a suit on trailer too his correct size, and something done to his hair. The nails would have fit to the attire. I vision “pimps” rocking that style of nails with a badd tailor suit. And that my opinion!!

  27. slay February 28, 2014

    Beyonce Drunk In love #vevocertified

  28. TheHive February 28, 2014

    DEATHHHH!!!! @Beywhouwanna

  29. Boss February 28, 2014

    TF, Snoop done lost his got damn mind.

  30. Nicki is Queen February 28, 2014

    Nail designs by Kim jung Ill be on the lookout for her Chinese restaurant opening up…

  31. FAF February 28, 2014

    @Beyaciaracopycat @Hive like I died when that fan ripped the rest of ur faves edges clear off her scalp ? or nah? 😆 😆

    U broke f*** stay losing 😆

  32. nivea February 28, 2014

    he hsd old church lsdy hands..lol

  33. PlumPeach March 1, 2014

    Snoopquisha will be the next alter ego as this bish be looking to audition for “To Wong Foo 2”

    Yaaaas replace Wesley Snipes

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