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Welcome to “Tha Dogg Home.”
Snoop Dogg and Funko opened their first-ever co-branded storefront on Friday, the place followers can scoop up the “Dogg Home” assortment of Snoop-inspired Funko Pop! and GOLD collectible figurines additionally accessible at Funko.com and Amazon whereas provides final.
Situated at 913 S. Prairie Ave. in Inglewood, Calif., “Tha Dogg Home” is steps away from Snoop Dogg Clothes and instantly throughout the road from SoFi Stadium. The collaboration, marking Funko and Snoop’s first time partnering on a retail house, got here along with assist from Snoop’s longtime good friend and collaborator DJ Skee.
“We already love their merchandise, however [DJ Skee] put me in contact with the enterprise facet of it,” Snoop instructed Billboard through the grand opening on Friday. “As soon as we began speaking about enterprise and the issues that we may do, it was only a pure match.”
Inside “Tha Dogg Home,” followers will discover unique collectibles from Funko’s Pop! and GOLD traces, together with a figurine of Snoop in his Lakers jersey and a fur coat, Pop! vinyls of Tupac and Infamous B.I.G., plus a ton of different merchandise spanning sports activities, music, anime, motion pictures TV and extra.
Opening the shop is a “dream come true” for Snoop, who now has two shops in the identical plaza and he may be including a 3rd. “I’m serious about opening an ice cream store referred to as Dr. Bombay’s Ice Cream,” he mentioned.
“It feels good,” Snoop added of getting two shops. “As a child I by no means even dreamed of getting one retailer, so to have two in the identical procuring middle, proper throughout the road from SoFi Stadium, this is sort of a dream come true.”
In addition to procuring, followers can snap images in entrance of the huge Snoop mural and life-size Pop figures of LeBron James, Tupac and others.
The inexperienced flooring inside the shop mimics a soccer discipline, a nod to Snoop’s love of sports activities. The 51-year-old rapper runs a youth soccer league and carried out on the Tremendous Bowl halftime present final yr, and whereas he had “no recommendation” for Rihanna forward of her Super Bowl halftime show next month, he invited the “Elevate Me Up” singer to go to the shop and The Compound, his huge studio house situated in Inglewood.
“The one recommendation I’ve for [Rihanna] is to cease by this retailer, come by The Compound, and are available see me within the ‘inexperienced room.’”
On one other notice, with 2023 simply getting began, Snoop’s plans embrace persevering with to encourage the youth. “Being profitable, making a distinction,” he mentioned. “I used to be a child that dreamed of [success] and it occurred, so I need to give youngsters an opportunity to truly reside their desires earlier than they get to [my] age. Typically that’s simply being round me, being round this atmosphere. Which means loads as a result of I had none of this as a child and I grew to become [successful]. Think about if I may give them greater than what I by no means had?”
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