Doggy Style Records

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Doggy Style Records
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Parent company Universal Music Group
Founded July 6, 1995; 22 years ago (1995-07-06) (as Dogghouse Records)
Founder Snoop Dogg
Status Active
Distributor(s) Various
Genre Hip hop, gangsta rap
Country of origin United States
Location Diamond Bar, California

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's debut album, Doggystyle.

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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]

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