Jump to Main ContentJump to Primary Navigation
Top

Snoop Dogg Congratulates Vegetable Record Breaker

swedesnoophero.jpg

Champion vegetable grower Ian Neale has broken his own swede growing world record - and received a call from Snoop Dogg to congratulate him.

The unlikely duo became friends two years ago when Neale first claimed the record, with the rapper uploading a video to YouTube inviting him to come along to his show in Cardiff and give him some gardening tips; Snoop, of course, being a keen horticulturalist, albeit in a slightly different area. He duly went along and enjoyed 'a smoke' with the music legend, although he stated he was no fan of his music, saying "I wouldn't pay to see him. I'm still deaf."

Neale upped the ante a month ago with a whopping 95.96lb swede, smashing his previous best by 10.46lbs. Upon hearing the news, Snoop got in touch.

Mr Neale said: “When Snoop Dogg rang me I didn't say a lot because I was surprised to hear from him. But he congratulated me – it was a bit weird. He told me his own veg was growing very well.”

However, since that swede was unveiled a month ago, Neale has, unbelievably, broken the record again, with a 119lb beauty exhibited at the Malvern Autumn show last week, as well as taking the record for heaviest carrot, weighing 8.35kg.

Perhaps he could have a go at some beetroot growing and give Snoop some big beets to rap along to.

[via Telegraph]

(Images: Rex)

Related

hip-hop-hero.jpg

The 30 greatest hip hop albums ever

turnips.jpg

The Most Dangerous Vegetables Revealed

snoop.jpg

Snoop Dogg to star in family sitcom

Comments

More

The Smiths to release first 'new' single in 21 years

Indie fans rejoice

by Dave Fawbert
01 Dec 2016

JME on Drake, dealing with fans and Donald Trump

"Drake, Skepta and JME might have a hit out, with no beat, that’s just a capella"

by Louise Donovan
01 Dec 2016

How to get noticed according to Kaiser Chiefs

A lesson in defying expectations & keeping things fresh by the Leeds indie rockers

28 Nov 2016

An ode to Popworld: the show which delighted in being badly behaved

Remembering Amstell and Oliver's era of genius

by Dave Fawbert
28 Nov 2016

In defence of Joe Corré's £5m punk burning

Why the great bonfire was actually a great thing to do

by Dave Fawbert
28 Nov 2016

Liam Gallagher has announced the date for his first solo show

Find out when he'll be 'avin it large

by Jamie Carson
28 Nov 2016

How I was finally forced to admit that Bruno Mars is a pop genius

I hated him, now I love him

by Dave Fawbert
24 Nov 2016

Sigma on how to achieve happiness

The drum'n'bass duo share their thoughts on nailing the feel-good formula

by Alex Christian
16 Nov 2016

12 lessons from Leonard Cohen lyrics on the joy and unbearable pain of

To celebrate the great musician's life and career, we take a look back at some of his wisest words

by Tom Fordy
11 Nov 2016

Can you name the band from their member timeline?

Not as easy as it sounds

by Dave Fawbert
10 Nov 2016