In Snap Dogg's December 2016 interview with VladTV, the Detroit rapper described how he learned he could rap and why he was at one point facing 25 years in prison. Snap Dogg also confronted the issue of violence in his music and social media presence, explaining that despite being exposed to violence, he doesn't want to promote violence in his music. "I don't want to be labeled a menace to society," Snap said.