Willie Nelson and Snoop Dogg have formed a friendship over a … common interest. Statesman file photos

Even as he prepares to release a new album, wins awards for his last one, and continues to tour, Austin legend Willie Nelson hasn’t been feeling well this year, canceling shows because of health issues.

Willie, who extols the power of positivity, hasn’t said anything publicly about his health, but even the most optimistic people could always use a kind word from a friend.

Good thing Snoop Dogg has Willie’s back.

In a tweet on Saturday, the West Coast rapper showed his respect for the Texas icon’s continued mastery of dominoes and, you guessed it, herbal pursuits …

True. https://t.co/jW6XgBLbdn pic.twitter.com/vxCtFyntNN

— Snoop Dogg (@SnoopDogg) February 11, 2017

It’s good having friends. Let’s hope Willie is feeling like his old self again soon.

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