FILE - In this, May 16, 2016, file photo, Snoop Dogg arrives at the LA Premiere of "Coach Snoop" at the TCL Chinese 6 Theatres in Los Angeles. Snoop Dogg called for a boycott of the History Channel's "Roots" remake in an Instagram post on May 30, 2016. (Photo by Rich Fury/Invision/AP, File)

Snoop Dogg calls for boycott of ‘Roots’ remake

In an expletive-filled rant posted on Instagram , the rapper calls for a boycott of the remake of the 1977 miniseries based on Alex Haley’s novel about an African slave and his descendants.