Snoop Dogg’s scheduled shows at the Hollywood Bowl have been postponed until October to celebrate the 30th anniversary of his landmark album “Doggystyle”.
Snoop was scheduled to take the stage with multiple guests and a full orchestra for two nights on June 26 and 27, but announced on Friday that he and producer Dr. Dre would postpone the concerts in support of the ongoing writers’ strike. Of America.
“Hollywood Bowl June 26-27, we have to move that date,” Snoop said on Instagram. “Dr. Dre and I stand in solidarity with the writers, so what we’re going to do is push it back to October 20th and 21st.”
Snoop and Dre showed solid support to writers by sending a food truck to picketers outside Paramount Studios on Friday.
WGA (Writers Union with its acronym in English) has been on strike since May 2. The union has argued that average writers’ pay has dropped significantly amid the shift to streaming, and the growth of “mini-rooms”, which attract fewer writers for shorter periods of time, has created further constraints and Along with this, their ability to earn a living has also decreased. ,
Speaking at a conference last month, Snoop compared the plight of writers to that of music artists and urged musicians to come together and push for a bigger share of the revenue generated by Spotify and Apple Music.
“Can someone explain to me how you can get a billion streams and not a billion dollars?”
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