Hasbro (the toy company behind the likes of My Little Pony and Furby) owns Death Row Records, which includes the rights to records by Tupac, Dr. Dre, and Snoop Dogg.

Hasbro Now Owns Death Row Records Because Why Not, It’s 2020

On December 30, while everyone was busy posting aggressively filtered pictures of themselves from both ends of the last decade, Hasbro Toy Company completed its $3.8 billion acquisition of Entertainment One Ltd. (eOne), a Toronto-based multimedia company. Although the massive cash deal was presumably so that the toy giant could get its hands on eOne-produced kids’ shows like Peppa Pig and PJ Masks, one of the other properties it picked up in the purchase was music label Death Row Records—yes, the one that defined West Coast gangster rap in the 90s.

“We are excited about what we can do together and see tremendous opportunity for shareholder value creation through this acquisition,” Brian Goldner, Hasbro’s chairman and CEO said in a state… Continue Reading (3 minute read)

13 thoughts on “Hasbro (the toy company behind the likes of My Little Pony and Furby) owns Death Row Records, which includes the rights to records by Tupac, Dr. Dre, and Snoop Dogg.”

  1. SuicidalGuidedog

    For anyone unclear on how this works, Hasbro bought [Entertainment One](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Entertainment_One) in 2019. One of the many, many subsidiary companies is Death Row Records. Technically they also hold part of Dreamworks movie production, but the overlap of these types of things is minimal at best. Don’t expect My Little Pony to be dropping tracks via Death Row in the near future.

  2. Historical_Cobbler

    I can’t wait to buy my daughter my little snoop dogg.

  3. bluebirdgm

    In addition to My Little Pony and Furby, Hasbro also makes Transformers, Nerf and GI Joe, and currently has the license to make toys for Star Wars, Marvel, Power Rangers, Ghostbusters, Fortnite, Overwatch, and Disney Princesses. Hasbro is one of the (if not the) biggest toy corporations in the world, rivaled primarily by Mattel (Barbie, Hot Wheels).

  4. PlasticCheebus

    And yet, I still have no range of west coast action figures.

  5. TheMagicJankster

    So can i get a Snoop Dogg magic card?

  6. JVYLVCK

    One, two, three and to the fo’

    Death Row Records is owned by Hasbro

  7. Dropnscience

    Can’t wait to see that My little Pony and Death row joint collaboration. “Rainbow Dash got the flyest hash, Twilight Sparkle be banging like Meghan Markle…but don’t be sleepin’ on Fluttershy, she knows when to make the bullets fly…”

  8. va_wanderer

    They already got Weird Al for MLP. I would watch a Snoop/Weird Al episode.

    Bonus if it’s a Very Special Episode with Tree Hugger

  9. katawompwomp

    Fun Fact: They’re all owned by the Shinehart Wig Company.

  10. CAMolinaPanthersFan

    Maybe so, but Wu-Tang’s for the children.

  11. RayAnselmo

    My Little Gangsta: Hip-Hop Is Magic.

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