Open up shop (phrase)
What does Open up shop mean?
To sell drugs or establish a place for business.
Example sentence: “We’re heading out west to open up shop.”
Open up shop in songs:
“This pen the only hope that I got, I open up shop, and break out” – J. Cole, Revenge of the Dreamers.
“First we shut them down, then we open up shop” – Meek Mill, Uptown Vibes.