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Snoop Dogg reveals he was "brainwashed" into thinking he wasn't allowed to vote

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For the first time ever, Snoop Dogg is heading to the polls. 

The 48-year-old rapper revealed his plans to vote during a radio interview on June 4 and got real about what made him finally decide to exercise his 15th amendment right.  

“I ain’t never voted a day in my life, but this year I think I’m going to get out and vote because I can’t stand to see this punk in office one more year,” he said.

As for why Snoop never voted prior years, turns out he didn’t think he could due to his past, which contains two felony convictions from 1990 and 2007. 

“For many years they had me brainwashed thinking that you couldn’t vote because you had a criminal record,” he explained. “I didn’t know that. My record’s been expunged so now I can vote.”

The “Drop It Like It’s Hot” rapper doesn’t want to do it alone though, he hopes to set an example for his fans to follow in November too. 

“We got to make a difference. I can’t talk about it and not be about it,” Snoop shared. “I can’t tell you to do it and then not go do it … If I tell you to do something, I done it already.”

By Danielle Long
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