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Doggy Style Records (formerly known as Dogghouse Records) is an American record label founded by rapper Snoop Dogg in 1995. It is named after Snoop Dogg's debut album, Doggystyle.

Doggy Style Records
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Parent companyUniversal Music Group
FoundedJuly 6, 1995; 23 years ago (1995-07-06) (as Dogghouse Records)
FounderSnoop Dogg
StatusActive
Distributor(s)Empire Distribution
GenreHip hop, gangsta rap
Country of originUnited States
LocationDiamond Bar, California

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HistoryEdit

On July 6, 1995, Doggy Style Records, Inc. was registered with the California Secretary of State as business entity number C1923139.[1] After Snoop Dogg was acquitted of murder charges on February 20, 1996, he and the mother of his son and their kennel of 20 pit bulls moved into a 5,000-square-foot (460 m2) home in the hills of Chino, California and by August 1996 Doggy Style Records, a subsidiary of Death Row Records, signed The Gap Band's Charlie Wilson as one of the record label's first artists.[2]

DiscographyEdit

In 2016, the single "Letters" was released, featuring Heebz Street and Iliana Eve.[3]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "California Secretary of State Business Search - Business Entities - Business Programs". Retrieved November 7, 2010.
  2. ^ Coker, Cheo Hodari (August 12, 1996). "Trying to Get His Bite Back. Snoop Doggy Dogg has a new lease on life after his acquittal on murder charges. Still, some things will never change". Calendar. Los Angeles Times. p. 1. Retrieved November 7, 2010.
  3. ^ https://www.billboard.com/articles/columns/hip-hop/7415475/doggy-style-records-signee-heebzstreet-letters-premiere

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