Snoop Dogg releases new animated series for kids on YouTube

Snoop Dogg has launched a new animated kids’ series on YouTube.

On Aug. 23, the musician announced the launch of Doggyland: Kids Songs & Nursery Rhymes, which uses songs and dance to teach kids social, emotional and cognitive skills.

According to Doggyland Media, the series is geared toward children up to 8 years old.

The company said Snoop Dogg voices the main character, Bow Wizzle, who is the adult mentor to the rest of the cast.

Snoop Dogg said it’s always been important to him to build positive and educational environments for all children.

Doggyland Media LLC

“We wanted to bring our show to YouTube and YouTube Kids, which provides free access to everyone, so all the kids can enjoy it.” the rapper said in a statement. “I’ve always wanted to create a kid-friendly series that lets kids be kids and is truly representative of the culture with everything from the music to the characters.”

The show, which will cover topics including letters, numbers and good habits, is available on YouTube and YouTube Kids, the company said.

The series posted a welcome video on its channel:

According to the press release, new episodes will air every Tuesday.

By Sarah Dewberry, Scripps National