IN PICTURES: Complex Con brings art and style back to Long Beach

ComplexCon landed back in Long Beach and the first day, Saturday, was full of new reveals, floral shoes and even a guest appearance by Snoop Dogg who stopped by to greet the man who helped make him famous—Kelvin Anderson Sr. of World Famous V.I.P. Records. Oh, did we mention the giant bobbleheads?

 

ComplexCon 2018 at the Long Beach Convention Center in Long Beach, Ca., Saturday, November 2, 2018. (John Valenzuela/ Contributing Photographer)

DJ Rhettmatic of Beat Junkies gives off a bit of turntable knowledge. (John Valenzuela/Contributing Photographer)

Kelvin Anderson Sr. former owner of the WORLD FAMOUS V.I.P. Records, talks with Snoop Dogg. (John Valenzuela/ Contributing Photographer)

Kelvin Anderson Sr., former owner of the WORLD FAMOUS V.I.P. Records, poses with Snoop Dogg in front of a reproduction of his shop’s iconic sign. (John Valenzuela/ Contributing Photographer)

Rapper T-Pain being interviewed at ComplexCon 2018. (John Valenzuela/ Contributing Photographer)

Artist Jacob Rochester, works on a painting during ComplexCon 2018. (John Valenzuela/ Contributing Photographer)

ComplexCon 2018 at the Long Beach Convention Center in Long Beach, Ca., Saturday, November 2, 2018. (John Valenzuela/ Contributing Photographer)

Ever wonder what a giant Air Jordan made of flowers would look like? Artist Mr. Flower Fantastic (Best. Name. Ever) provides clarity. (John Valenzuela/ Contributing Photographer)

Artist Mr. Flower Fantastic puts the finishing touches on flowered Jordan. (John Valenzuela/ Contributing Photographer)

A booth celebrating the 25th anniversary of Snoop’s “Doggystyle.” (John Valenzuela/ Contributing Photographer)

A customized car at a booth promoting DJ Khalid. (John Valenzuela/Contributing Photographer)

ComplexCon 2018 at the Long Beach Convention Center in Long Beach, Ca., Saturday, November 2, 2018. (John Valenzuela/Contributing Photographer)

Giant NBA bobbleheads, led by Lebron, Kobe and Magic. Is it just us, or does the Larry Bird bobblehead look more like Dennis Eckersley? (John Valenzuela/ Contributing Photographer)

ComplexCon 2018 at the Long Beach Convention Center in Long Beach, Ca., Saturday, November 2, 2018. (John Valenzuela/ Contributing Photographer)

Pacman on his lunch break. (John Valenzuela/ Contributing Photographer)

ComplexCon 2018 at the Long Beach Convention Center in Long Beach, Ca., Saturday, November 2, 2018. (John Valenzuela/ Contributing Photographer)

ComplexCon 2018 at the Long Beach Convention Center in Long Beach, Ca., Saturday, November 2, 2018. (John Valenzuela/ Contributing Photographer)

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