Rapper Snoop Dogg has come under fire for promoting an alcoholic energy drink from a group who claims the drink will promote underage drinking.
Snoop Dogg is the spokesperson for Blast by Colt 45 and has completed a promotional video for the drink before its launch in April.
Activists have blasted the Pabst Brewing Company for colorful packaging of the product and it’s fruity taste. They feel it will appeal to underage drinkers.
Now the group is going after Snoop Dogg for his involvement with the product.
Minister Paul Scott said, “It’s called Colt 45 Blast because they are trying to blast the minds of our young people. Snoop Dogg of all people you should know what alcohol has done to all oppressed communities… when you put a Colt 45 to your mouth (to drink), you are really putting a Colt 45 to your brain.”
Pabst representative Jon Sayer has hit back at the claims, telling Reuters, “Blast is only meant to be consumed by those above legal drinking age and does not contain caffeine.”
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