West Coast rapper Snoop Dogg has reportedly announced plans to develop a new HBO series based on his Los Angeles hometown.

According to reports, Snoop Dizzle broke the big news to fans at last night’s South By Southwest Film Festival in Austin, Texas.

Snoop Dogg announced during his keynote speech at the South by Southwest Film Festival on Friday that he will be developing a show about Los Angeles with HBO. Donning a bowtie, sunglasses, and bling, Snoop dedicated a portion of his 45 minutes with the Austin Convention Center audience to discussing his plans for the new program. (The Hollywood Reporter)

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Snoop also revealed he would work with renowned director Allen Hughes on the project.

“HBO’s the No. 1 network in the world as far as developing and having these types of shows come to life. To be able to work with Allen Hughes…this is like a dream come true to be able to tell a story that’s gonna be told the right way, on the right network.” (Billboard)

This week, “Empire” star Bryshere “Yazz” Gray talked to SOHH about working with Snoop on the show’s season finale.

“It was great to work with Snoop Dogg. It was good to vibe out with the legend Snoop Dogg and to get some jewels I can take into life and use and to apply them to my everyday life.” (SOHH)