Hasbro acquires gangster rap label Death Row Records as part of $4B deal

My Little Pony, meet Tupac Shakur. Toymaker Hasbro has acquired gangster rap label Death Row Records — which counts Shakur and Snoop Dogg among its artists — as part of a bid to grow its stable of family-friendly entertainment. The worldwide toymaker announced the $4 billion deal Thursday to buy British company Entertainment One, which...
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This week on "Face the Nation," September 27, 2020
Former Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson and FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb appear on Sunday's "Face the Nation"
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