Nick Flanagan of Now Toronto caught up with Snoop Dogg’s opening act Choclair and asked the Toronto rapper how he hooked up with the Doggfather. “The first time I met him was at the Up In Smoke tour in Toronto. We talked for a minute – he recognized me from the ‘Let’s Ride’ video and gave me his card – but I thought it was just a cool meeting, nothing more. Then I was doing a song with Kurupt – this was before the problems they seem to have now,” he says, in reference to Kurupt’s re-signing with Snoop’s arch-nemesis at Tha Row. “I got to meet him again. Then we did a show with him in Calgary and a show with him in Ottawa, and he said, ‘I thought I told you I’d mess with you! Hit me up!’ So when they offered me as an opener, I don’t think it was a hard sell.” Read more.