Rapper Snoop Dogg will not be tuning in to the remake of 1970s miniseries ‘Roots’ when it premieres on The History Channel tonight (May 31st). In a video posted to Instagram, the rapper said he was sick of seeing TV series and films, including 12 Years A Slave, depicting the history of slavery and asked when a series would be made showing the success of African Americans.

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"I'm sick of this shit. How the f*** are they going to put Roots on, on Memorial Day?” Snoop said. “They going to just keep beating that shit into our heads about how they did us, huh? I don't understand America.”

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“They just want to keep showing the abuse that we took hundreds and hundreds of years ago. But, guess what? We taking the same abuse. Think about that part. When you all going to make a motherf***ing series about the success black folks is having?”

"The only success we have is ‘Roots ‘and 12 Years a Slave and s*** like that, huh? F*** ya'll. I ain't watching that s*** and I advise you motherf***ers as real n****** like myself; f*** them television shows.”

"Let's create our own shit based on today, how we live and how we inspire people today. Black is what's real. F*** that old shit,” he added. Snoop himself currently stars in AOL series ‘Coach Snoop’ which shows his efforts to mentor young athletes as they try to reach the highest levels of youth football.

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‘Roots’ is a remake of the hugely successful 1977 miniseries, based on the novel of the same name by Alex Haley. The remake stars British actor Malachi Kirby as Kunta Kinte alongside Forest Whitaker, Laurence Fishburne and Jonathan Rhys Meyers.