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Snoop Dogg Adds Sock Artist to His Resume

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If we are to believe this clip, Snoop Dogg has spent a lifetime longing for the opportunity to the express himself via the art of socks. Peppy Swedish retailer Happy Socks announced yesterday via an enigmatic video that the rapper/manicure enthusiast will create an "Art of Inspiration" collection for the brand based on his paintings.

"For many years, I always felt that painting was something I wanted to do but I never had time to do it," Snoop says in the clip. "Sometimes the music in my life don't explain exactly what I'm going through, so it's another piece of the puzzle. It's a piece of Snoop that we can take with us forever." The collection won't be released until November 1 according to MTV, so perhaps Snoop Dogg is working on prototype sock designs with puffy paint right now.
· Happy Socks X Snoop Dogg [Official Site]
· Snoop Dogg Collabs With Happy Socks On 'The Art of Inspiration' Collection [MTV]
· The 6 Most Fascinating Snoop Quotes From Vice's Style Retrospective [Racked]