The Death Row Chronicles

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  • 2018
  • 1 Season

The Death Row Chronicles is the definitive story of the most notorious record label in music history, from its unconventional origins, through its meteoric rise, to its gravity-defying downfall and beyond. A six-part documentary that chronicles the rise and fall of one of the most iconic Hip-Hop recording labels "Death Row Records" in the 1990s and during the Golden Age of Hip-Hop.

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Under Investigation
6. Under Investigation
February 22, 2018
Retired LAPD Detective Greg Kading takes us through his investigation of Tupac's and Biggie's murders. The last remaining eye witness to Tupac's assassination comes forward. The legacy of Death Row.
The Reckoning
5. The Reckoning
February 22, 2018
Tupac dies and a gang war erupts in Compton. The once untouchable label crumbles as Suge's probation violation lands him in prison. Biggie is murdered in Los Angeles. The Hip-Hop community mourns and calls for peace.
East VS West
4. East VS West
February 21, 2018
Suge gets Tupac out of prison and All Eyez On Me is a massive hit. Despite success, Death Row faces huge set backs when street violence at the label leads to Dre's departure before Tupac is shot in Las Vegas.
Enter Tupac (1993-1994)
3. Enter Tupac (1993-1994)
February 21, 2018
Despite the label's success, our characters cannot escape trouble. Suge is charged with assault and battery, Dre gets a DUI and is sent to jail for violating his parole, and in the most serious legal trouble, Snoop Dogg is charged with murder.
The Rise Of Death Row (1992-1993)
2. The Rise Of Death Row (1992-1993)
February 20, 2018
Dr. Dre discovers Snoop Dogg, a petty drug slinger from Long Beach with a unique, laid-back rapping style. The L.A. riots proves that gangsta rap was prescient in voicing the problems of the Black community of Los Angeles.
Origin Story (1990-1992)
1. Origin Story (1990-1992)
February 20, 2018
A former bouncer, Suge Knight pries away talented producer Dr. Dre from Ruthless Records through intimidation and strong-arm tactics. He also funds the new enterprise by negotiating an investment from notorious drug kingpin...
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The Death Row Chronicles is the definitive story of the most notorious record label in music history, from its unconventional origins, through its meteoric rise, to its gravity-defying downfall and beyond. A six-part documentary that chronicles the rise and fall of one of the most iconic Hip-Hop recording labels "Death Row Records" in the 1990s and during the Golden Age of Hip-Hop.

  • Premiere Date
    February 20, 2018