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Rapper Merch-Selling Pop-Ups

The Location of Damn Pop-Ups Will Coincide With Kendrick Lamar's Tour

— July 10, 2017 — Pop Culture
With his 'THE DAMN. TOUR' about to kick off, Kendrick Lamar recently announced Damn Pop-Up shops that will coincide with certain dates of his tour.

After the success of the rapper's critically acclaimed album, his Damn Pop-Up locations will likely be extremely popular. The pop-ups were announced by Lamar in a cryptic tweet before the weekend, with more information promised on July 10. The temporary retail locations will sell the rapper's merchandise, and will seen at certain cities across North America that Lamar will perform in. These cities include Atlanta, New York, Chicago, San Francisco, Vancouver, Toronto, Montreal and more.

The pop-ups will likely pique the interest of those attending the rapper's concerts, as well as fans of his who are missing out for various reasons.
Trend Themes
1. Pop-up Retail - Disruptive innovation opportunity: Brands can create temporary retail locations to generate buzz and engage with customers in a unique and time-limited way.
2. Tour Merchandising - Disruptive innovation opportunity: Artists and musicians can capitalize on their tours by selling exclusive merchandise at pop-ups, creating a sense of urgency and exclusivity for fans.
3. Celebrity Collaborations - Disruptive innovation opportunity: Collaborating with popular celebrities to create limited-edition merchandise can help brands reach new audiences and create a unique value proposition.
Industry Implications
1. Retail - Disruptive innovation opportunity: Retailers can leverage the pop-up trend to experiment with new brick-and-mortar concepts and test the viability of different markets.
2. Music - Disruptive innovation opportunity: Musicians can extend their reach and revenue streams by partnering with brands and utilizing pop-up shops to sell exclusive merchandise during concerts and tours.
3. Fashion - Disruptive innovation opportunity: Fashion brands can collaborate with musicians and leverage their popularity to create limited-edition collections sold at pop-ups based on artists' tour dates.
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