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2016, on the whole, can do one. Whether it was the deaths among Bowie or the birth of Brexit, the slow motion auto gate-crash of the presidential election and the precede Trumpocalypse or the hacks, criticizes and outages that peppered the year, it was a jolly dire twelve months.

Praise be, then, for Snoop Dogg, who’s been honing his social media skills for some time but truly provided the commentary we all necessary this year. From the Olympics to Pokmon via Ken Bone, he had something to say about everything its first year had to hurl at us.

Here’s how the year panned out from the Doggfather’s perspective.

When he channeled the country’s exasperation at server outages

From Slack to Gmail to PS4s, outages were a consistent theme of 2016. Snoop didn’t take too kindly to having his online play interrupted though, and posted a threat to Microsoft on Instagram in January.

“Your fucking server is fucking hit man, you’ll have manufacture me was changed to Playstation if you don’t know how to get this shit defined, ” he said in a video he posted to the locate twice. “What the fuck is you doing Bill Gates? Fix your shit man.”

Message to xbox1 n ea server choose your shit or playstation here we come

A video posted by snoopdogg (@ snoopdogg) on Jan 13, 2016 at 11:40 am PST

When he chronicled his own form of Planet Earth

By March, amid reports of Zika outbreaks, North Korean rocket propels and bombings in Brussels, we all required some distraction from the news.

Snoop preferred the month to lower Planet Snoop, featuring an epic duel between a squirrel and a snake on his YouTube channel Merry Jane.

His tribute to Muhammad Ali

From Bowie to Prince to Alan Rickman, fame deaths seemed to come at an alarming pace in 2016. Snoop was often there to help remember the greats.

Nods to the boxing legend were not in short supply following Ali’s death in early June, but Snoop plucked an awesome selfie out of the drawer for his own tribute.

When he got Simone Biles fever just like the rest of us

Rio seduced the two countries during 2016 ‘s long failed, more innocent summertime, and Snoop was watching along too. He especially endorse the USA’s star gymnast, recommending Biles to “show us that we can do anything” before reminding her “the dismount has to be astonishing, baby girl.”

U. S. A.

A video posted by snoopdogg (@ snoopdogg) on Aug 9, 2016 at 8: 32 pm PDT

When he hopped paws first into the ‘Pokmon Go’ craziness

During the summer, you two are either snapping your hair out trying to catch uncommon Pokmon or slamming into zombified players immersed in their screens.

Snoop had a few things to say about the phenomenon – while also apparently playing along.

A photo posted by snoopdogg (@ snoopdogg ) on Jul 17, 2016 at 9:20 am PDT

A photo posted by snoopdogg (@ snoopdogg ) on Jul 22, 2016 at 10:42 am PDT

That time he dropped into the Bone Zone

By the autumn, the presidential race was hotting up and the two countries was sitting through incessant debates. Red sweater-wearing Ken Bone was the brief wizard of the show, with his topic about vigor the development of policies and his inability to say no to the press. Snoop felt an opportunity for a new friendship.

“KBone !! When you coming thru tha doggy den 4 a bit chit chat? ” he requested during a Reddit AMA. “I got something special at tha cot for u.”

Bone confirmed to Mashable that his busines “has a very robust medication testing programme, but I enjoy me some Snoop.”

When he said he was moving to Canada after Trump triumphed

In line with the majority of members of voters, Snoop was pissed to see The Donald prevail such elections in November. His solution: move to Canada, and recruit Drake for help in his house hunt.

My new home. @champagnepapi I involve the hookup on some property. Nefew fuck this shit I’m going to the. 6ix

A photo posted by snoopdogg (@ snoopdogg) on Nov 9, 2016 at 1:02 am PST

In fact, Snoop had a lot to say around the election.

A photo posted by snoopdogg (@ snoopdogg ) on Nov 9, 2016 at 12:17 am PST

His take on Tim Kaine left little to the imagination

“This weak-ass motherfucker’s one of the reasons why “shes lost”. She should have introduced Bernie as her motherfucking passing copulate, ” Snoop steamed.

Then he calmed down, and got more theoretical as he prepared to wash his are dealing with a flannel.

“Well, we’ll have to get are applied to it, ” he said. “Just like they were required to get used to Obama. They was mad as a motherfucker when Obama prevailed … but you find season healed all that shit. We’ve just got to chassis it out, give him a shot, given a chance. Assure what he gonna do. Trump, you’re on the clock. Let’s examine what you’ve got.”

A video posted by snoopdogg (@ snoopdogg ) on Nov 9, 2016 at 8: 40 am PST

His thoughts on Kanye: ‘Crazier than the shit I got on my head’

By late November, Trump was still grabbing America by the headline but others were starting to muscle in. Kanye West encountered himself hospitalized for daytimes after a cord of odd outbursts and canceled substantiates. Snoop weighed in before the scope of Kanye’s problems were known.

This nigga crazy

A video posted by snoopdogg (@ snoopdogg) on Nov 20, 2016 at 8: 50 am PST

His contribution to the Joe Biden meme

With Obama’s era coming to an result and the president preparing to pass the mantle to Trump, the internet had a field day supposing Biden prepping escapades for the brand-new administration. Snoop was fully on board.

A photo posted by snoopdogg (@ snoopdogg ) on Nov 12, 2016 at 6:11 pm PST

When he followed Hillary and Bill Clinton and Barack Obama on Twitter

November likewise ascertained Snoop re-up his Twitter feed and add a few famed sidekicks. Hillary followed back. Mashable wrote a fib about it. Snoop tweeted “real distinguish real.”

Whatever 2017 has to offer, here’s hoping Snoop is keep an eye on it.

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