Snoop Dogg acquires Death Row Records “extremely meaningful moment for me.”
Snoop Dogg has acquired Death Row Records from the MNRK Music Group, an arm of the investment firm Blackstone. According to The Los Angeles Times, the terms of the deal, including ownership of the label’s music catalog, were not made public.
Snoop Dogg, “I am thrilled and appreciative of the opportunity to acquire the iconic and culturally significant Death Row Records brand, which has immense untapped future value. It feels good to have ownership of the label I was part of at the beginning of my career and as one of the founding members. This is an extremely meaningful moment for me.”
Death Row was founded by Dr. Dre, Suge Knight, the D.O.C. and Dick Griffey, in 1992.