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Welcome to Death Row (2001)

Unrated | | Documentary, Music | Video 25 September 2001
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The true story of the rise and fall of Death Row Records.

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Credited cast:
Frank Alexander Frank Alexander ... Himself - Tupac Shakur's Bodyguard
Sam Gideon Anson Sam Gideon Anson ... Himself - Investigative Reporter: L.A. Weekly
William J. Bennett ... Himself (archive footage)
Lamont Blumfield Lamont Blumfield ... Himself - Artist Manager: Kurupt
John 'B.J.' Bryant John 'B.J.' Bryant ... Himself - Former Security Officer: Death Row Records (as BJ)
Hank Caldwell Hank Caldwell ... Himself - Former President: Death Row Records
Jonathan Clark Jonathan Clark ... Himself - Former Executive: Motown Records
Sean 'Diddy' Combs ... Himself - CEO: Bad Boy Records (archive footage) (as Sean 'P. Diddy' Combs)
The D.O.C. The D.O.C. ... Himself - The D.O.C.
Ton Def Ton Def ... Himself - Rap Artist
Nate Dogg ... Himself - Rap Artist
Bob Dole ... Himself - U.S. Senator (archive footage)
Dr. Dre ... Himself - Rap Artist / Producer
Eazy-E Eazy-E ... Himself - Member of NWA (archive footage) (as Eazy E)
Flipside Flipside ... Himself - Rap Artist
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The true story of the rise and fall of Death Row Records.

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It Started in Compton. It Ended in Infamy.

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Country:

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Language:

English

Release Date:

25 September 2001 (USA) See more »

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Добро пожаловать на Death Row See more »

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Act 1, Canio from "I Pagliacci"
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Very interesting....
13 November 2001 | by ultraviolatedSee all my reviews

Well I must say that this documentary was quite interesting. It takes you way back to the early days of "NWA" and the friction between Eric "Easy E" Wright and the true talent of the group, Dr.Dre. It is then that Marion "Suge" Knight steps in to help but he gets taken in by the Industry and develops his own(thug)ways. And in between all of this there are people you haven't heard of talking about their whole Death Row experience but they do paint quite a picture for the audience. There are interviews with Dr.Dre, Suge Knight, and priceless interviews with Snoop Dogg that lets you know that this guy is truly a talent in more ways than one. Bottom line if you can't find a good movie to rent and you see this on the shelve, pick it up and see what all the fuss was about.


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