Today (May 18), Gracie’s Corner, the animation multi-platform built on a foundation of inclusion and Doggyland, led by Entertainment Icon Snoop Dogg, announced that they have partnered to produce a collection of videos to empower children. The collection is led by Graceyn “Gracie” Hollingsworth and the beloved Bow Wizzle character voiced by rap icon Snoop Dogg, which teaches children to learn through song, rap, and dance. Bow Wizzle and Gracie stroll through the world hand and hand empowering and educating young children all over the world while teaching learning and cognitive fundamentals for kids. The collaboration produced two different animated videos for the title track “Girl Power,” which encourages girls to believe in their magic and power. The 2D version will live on Gracie’s Corner channel and the 3D version will live on Doggyland’s channel. All content will be available on all platforms.
Doggyland’s Claude Brooks and Snoop Dogg co-Executive produced the project alongside Dr. Javoris from Gracie’s Corner. This is the first animation collaboration between Gracie’s Corner and Doggyland. This one-of-a-kind collaboration is reflective of purpose-driven work centered on instilling confidence, self-worth, and critical thinking skills into children across the globe. Doggyland and Gracie’s Corner bring their audiences together with fun beats, and catchy rhymes that motivate kids to get up and dance and also serve as a catalyst for positive conversations within families and classrooms.
“I’m excited to partner with the amazing Graceyn, who has paved the way in fun and educational programming,” said Snoop Dogg. “There was a natural synergy with Doggyland and Gracie’s corner because we both want the world to learn in a new, fresh way and ultimately our programming aims to empower future generations. We can’t wait for the world to check this special collab out. This is just the beginning… Shine Bright Young Stars”.
Since 2021, Gracie’s Corner has been executing a strategic, multi-media evolution that includes a dynamic multi-channel and the reimagination of inclusive animated storytelling all aligned with the continuation of its mission to empower youth. With an organic approach, Gracie’s Corner continues to draw energy and global support through creative content about phonetics, embracing hair texture through remixing many childhood classic nursery rhymes.
“Gracie’s Corner and Doggyland joining forces for an inspiring content and empowering anthem “Girl Power,” is a dream come true. When we formed Gracie’s Corner three years ago, we wanted to reimagine children’s programming to be reflective of the conversations we have in our home about daily rituals, education, and values,” says Dr. Javoris Hollingsworth. “Partnering with Doggyland is an extension of our core mission of inclusion,” says Dr. Arlene Hollingsworth. “It is our hope for all children to see themselves fully celebrated in animation and empowered to move through the world with confidence,” Dr. Arlene Hollingsworth,” continues.
“It was such a fun project. How cool is it that I worked on a project with a musical icon? Wow!” Exclaimed Graceyn Hollingsworth.
The collaboration between Gracie’s Corner and Doggyland marks a celebration for both entities. Collectively, Gracie’s Corner and Doggyland have a combined reach of over 200 million viewers due to their ability to cater to parents and children through entertainment and education. By tapping into highly engaged audiences and remaining true to their founding principles, this collaboration will together further position both as leaders in the edutainment space across the industry while challenging antiquated systems. For both, the one-of-a-kind partnership is all about elevating inclusivity in animation at every level and empowering young children to move through the world with confidence.
Check out the ‘Girl Power’ video below and share your thoughts in the comments.