Press Release

Kirkland Represents Blackstone-Controlled MNRK Music Group on Sale of Death Row Records Brand to Snoop Dogg

Kirkland & Ellis advised MNRK Music Group, which is controlled by private equity funds managed by leading global investment firm Blackstone, on the sale of the Death Row Records brand to Snoop Dogg, a hip hop legend and entrepreneur. Death Row Records has been home to a number of the most historic names in Hip Hop and was Snoop Dogg’s debut label. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

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The Kirkland team was led by partners Seth Traxler, Shellie Freedman and Peter Martelli together with associates Jimin He, Payton McCoy and Lindsay Wasserman.