back to article Snoop Dogg swerves Glasto, plays Pure Storage gig #keepitreal

The great and good of the music industry - and Jeremy Corbyn - descended on UK’s lively Glastonbury music festival this weekend, while in another part of the world a hip hop old-timer went on stage to die. Snoop Dogg, a gangsta rapper who has sold 35 million albums worldwide (so isn’t short of a bob or two), fizzled his …

  1. Cronus

    Snoop needs a better agent.

  2. Anonymous Coward
    Anonymous Coward

    Did he play still a Gb thing?

  3. bobajob12

    Sippin on gigs and juice

    Heading for the cloakroom now...

    1. Anonymous Coward
      Anonymous Coward

      Re: Sippin on gigs and juice

      Why? What's in the cloakroom?

  4. Anonymous Coward
    Anonymous Coward

    data conference?

    Wouldn't it take as little as an excel spreadsheet (no AI needed) to figure out the mean age of the attendees and approximate age they were "rocking" and perhaps get an aging 80s one hit wonder.

    Or perhaps its just a status thing.... we hired Snoop who is really expensive / exclusive just so we could say "meh".

  5. HmmmYes

    Maybe NWA could reform for the next IBM sales convention?

    Fuck Da anit-bribery laws?

    Public Enemy for PriceWatreHouseCooper?

    Bring The Ledger!

    Seriously. Who left the choice of entertainment to the unpaid intern?

  6. Andy 97

    You may as well just hire a wedding DJ.

    Corporate gigs are the worst place to enjoy yourself either as an attendee or a performer.

    1. Nolveys Silver badge


      Corporate gigs are the worst place to enjoy yourself either as an attendee or a performer.

      The trick is to find a beligerent drunk that you can direct at random people. It's kind of like bowling, except that the pins try to be polite for a while and then run away. Sometimes the bowling ball falls over.

    2. HmmmYes

      Nope. *Other* companies corporate gigs are *the* best to make an absolute pig out of yourself. Especially if youll never meet the company or people again.

      Oh the heady days of the 1st interweb boom. I mad an total pig out of myself at some of those. My hangover lasted longer than some of the companies.

  7. Anonymous Coward
    Anonymous Coward

    gotta love his humor

    flirting with the crowd, giving digs to the guys.

    methinks snoop should have brought the ladies with him.

  8. Anonymous Coward
    Anonymous Coward

    Pure trying so hard to be cool...

    It is indeed a bit embarrasing - for Snoop Dogg.

    I heard NetApp will have Vanilla Ice. A much better match.

    A one hit wonder - who got succesful with a stolen beat.

    ..word to your mother.

    1. Anonymous Coward
      Anonymous Coward

      Re: Pure trying so hard to be cool...

      Burning them ---- if you ain't quick and NIMBLE...

  9. Doogie Howser MD

    Bring out Kid Rock as well!

    That's peak Silicon Valley right there. That's what makes the show so damn funny!

  10. Destroy All Monsters Silver badge

    Why do such things even exist?

    American "culture" married to "marketing".

    I thought the government is there to protect us?

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