says he’s giving up smoking after years of
The rapper, whose real name is
, asked fans on social media to respect his privacy — without indicating whether he's serious.
Known weed enthusiast and
rapper Snoop Dogg
announced the unthinkable on Thursday — he’s giving up smoking.
The hip-hop star, whose real name is
, did not specify what kind of smoke he’s quitting — or even whether he’s serious.
“After much consideration & conversation with my family, I’ve decided to give up smoke. Please respect my privacy at this time,” he
posted on Instagram and X.
In replies to Snoop's post on X
, some fans met the news with a healthy dose of skepticism.
"Today isn’t April Fools day
Snoop," one replier commented.
Another person on X responded that he thought Snoop's announcement was a smoke screen and that the rapper was just transitioning to edibles to give his
lungs a break.
Snoop and marijuana have been inextricably linked during a career spanning decades.