Dr. Dre Still Owns ‘The Chronic’ Despite Snoop Dogg Saying He Acquired It w/ Death Row

Dr. Dre and Snoop Dogg perform during the Pepsi Super Bowl LVI Halftime Show at SoFi Stadium on February 13
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Even though Snoop Dogg is the new owner of Death Row Records, there are some grey lines.

Recently, it was reported The Chronic was sold to Snoop with his acquisition of Death Row Records. During an interview, Snoop said he owned Dre’s debut album “The Chronic.” Snoop said, “As far as 2Pac’s masters, 2Pac’s masters came back to him last year. But I got a great relationship with his estate, and I’m pretty sure we’re going to be able to work something out…to continue some Death Row 2Pac business now that Snoop Dogg is in control of Death Row.” He continued,

“Same with Dr. Dre and ‘The Chronic’. I got ‘The Chronic’ album. I got Doggystyle, Tha Doggfather, Murder Was the Case, Dogg Food, Above the Rim. I got all those records.”

However, Dr. Dre’s lawyer, Howard King, released a statement clarifying a few things. “There are false reports out regarding ownership by Death Row of Dr. Dre’s The Chronic. Dr. Dre owns 100 percent of The Chronic.”