- Snoop Dogg has announced that he's now the top dog at Death Row Records 30 years after the West Coast label launched his career
- It is not yet known how much the US rapper paid when he bought the label from Blackstone investment firm and MNKR Music Group
- Snoop's celeb friends and fans applauded the superstar after he shared the good news on social media on Thursday, 10 February
Snoop Dogg is now the new top dog at Death Row Records. The superstar has announced that he now owns the famous record label that released his first album 30 years back.
The label has been owned by a few people since it went into bankruptcy back in 2006. Its co-founder, Suge Knight, is currently behind bars doing a 28-year sentence for voluntary manslaughter.
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It is not known how much he paid for the label that dropped his debut album Doggystyle in 1993.
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"It’s about to go down, WEST COAST IS BACK."
"Congratulations. One of the greatest."
"@snoopdogg Wow, congratulations. That’s Some Real King Sh*t."
"I wonder what Suge thinks about this, lol, congratulations man."
"Suge is punching the air right now. Bringing Death Row back to West Coast's hands."
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"Lots of unnoticed talent in California. Could bring the west back to the forefront with the right moves."
"Congrats, Snoop!!! Boss moves!!!"
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