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HiT Radio: Why Snoop Dogged ‘Roots’

The veteran rapper is no stranger to shooting off his mouth. He’s among our more colorful performers, no matter one’s take on his weed-soaked rhymes.

So when he scorched the recent “Roots” remake it caught pop culture observers’ attention. I explored Snoop Dogg’s profanity-laced rant, and the motivations behind it, during the recent “Hollyweird” segment on “The Michael Brown Show.”

Over at “Mike Rosen at the Movies,” the host and I break down both “X-Men: Apocalypse” and “Alice Through the Looking Glass.” The latter bombed, by summer blockbuster standards. Was Depp to blame? The knotty plot? Something else? You decide.

I was far less conflicted about “Popstar: Never Stop Never Stopping.” The new mockumentary is a hoot, and it could enjoy a long life as a cult favorite. Check out my take on WTOP-FM along with anchor Dimitri Sotis.

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Finally, it’s time for my bi-weekly visit with Michael Hausam, the host of the great radio show “HausRules.” We both confess to our current binge watching habits while batting around the latest movie releases.

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