According to a recent interview with MTV News, T.I. "didn't make Snoop [Dogg]" end his online attack on Iggy Azalea. "I have a huge amount of admiration and love and respect for [Snoop] and what he's done for the game," T.I. added. T.I. said he decided to make a call to Snoop when the situation "became a public topic of discussion, when it stopped being between two people and it was being observed by the world now -- and it was almost like people were tuning in to see just what was happening next."
"Me and Snoop have a longstanding personal and professional relationship," T.I. noted. This made their conversation easy: "When I called him, it was a very, very cordial and respectful... and he immediately said he knew what I was calling about and just assured me, 'Man there's nothing even to worry about.' And we started talking about something else immediately." T.I. stressed that Snoop acted of his own will. He told MTV, "I didn't ask, request, or demand for any post to be put up or apology to be extended, he did all of that out of the kindness and the goodness of his own heart." T.I. also suggested that the media might be partially to blame. "People who promote propaganda, it benefits them and their ratings to keep up controversy, but that wasn't the case at all."