Oakland's Mistah F.A.B. Dealing Clothing and Life Lessons in His Dope Era Shop

When Stanley Cox, aka Mistah F.A.B., strolls into his Oakland clothing shop Dope Era on Broadway, you can sense his presence looming before alighting on the recognition that this is indeed the rap legend himself — strolling into his own clothing store — ready to get to work. 

And when he begins barking orders to his staff, meticulously folding shirts emblazoned with the Dope Era logo and inspecting the state of things. It’s apparent the shop isn’t some side hustle. It’s indeed his thing!

“To be on Broadway and have a clothing store that’s only your brand, sometimes you just got to pat yourself on the back,” Cox opined on

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