Death row is the label that pays me unfadeable so please dont try to fade this hell yeah but back to the lecture at hand perfection is perfected so ima let em understand from a young gs perspective and before me dig out a bitch i have to find a contraceptive you never know, she could be earnin her man. The documentary is filmed with new interviews with snoop dogg, dr. The documentary welcome to death row was originally released in 2001, and claims to be the first film to tell the story of n. What to read next wheel of fortune contestant somehow guesses correct answer with only 4 letters. The monstrous building is steeped in the evil created by centuries of murder and injustice. Death row was an american record label founded in 1991 by suge knight, dr. Welcome to death row is a fascinating, wellresearched documentary which explores the history. From the makers of thug immortal comes this rapumentary chronicling the rise and fall of death row records. After being caught and convicted of robbery, corpus is sentenced to death row. The series grew out of the same project which produced herzogs documentary film into the abyss. Welcome to death row movie being shopped as straight. From the makers of the documentary film welcome to death row comes a book of the same name, detailing the raw, uncut, highrisk quest of telling the most dangerous story in the history of the music business featuring exclusive interviews, transcribed archival footage, and explosive commentary from the most powerful voices who sold nearly 50 million records and built a hip hop music empire to. Dre, snoop doggy dogg, and the famous hiphop martyr tupac shakur.
This is a complete list of all inmates executed in 2001 in the united states of america. The brainchild of suge knight, death row blasted onto the music scene, virtually out of nowhere, offering up comptonbased gangsta rap from a stable of artists that included tupac shakur, snoop doggy dogg, and dr. While compton chronicles the rise and breakup of seminal gangsta rap group n. Dre, and other former death row artists, as well as interviews with big names in both the. From the makers of the documentary film welcome to death row comes a book of the same name, detailing the raw, uncut, highrisk quest of. Rumor has it the devil himself spat up the place out of the depths of hell, and man turned it into a prison for the most dangerous prisoners in the south. Welcome to death row talks about the relationship between rap superstars and death row records and how death row rise and fall in the world of hip hop were money is the greed over friendships and how the two greatest rappers tupac shakur and natorious big lost there lives in a east versus west dispute and suge night ultimatley lost his greatest asset tupac shakur on a dispute that i suspect. Welcome to death row the 2001 documentary turned book features many of the same characters snoop dogg, tupac shakur, suge knight but. In the wake of marion suge knights move to rip the guts out of ruthless records and nwa, death row records exploded on the music scene in 1993 with the gangster rap sound that had taken world by storm.
Suges business model was about what he could get now, with complete disregard for tomorrow. Read the documentaryturnedbook for the complete uncensored history of suge knights death row records. Welcome to death row original soundtrack by tommy coster, released 15 may 2012 1. This documentary which was originally released back in 2001 documents the reality as seen in movie through a number of interviews with those who were. Welcome to death row shopped as straight outta compton. Welcome to death row is a thoughtprovoking documentary that tells the story of how a dangerous and popular record label changed the music industry, and how it all came falling apart. A provocative look behind the rise and fall of death row records, the preeminent gangster rap label. The death watch cells are under 24hour surveillance and located a few feet away from the. Death row formerly future shock and tha row was an american record label founded in 1991 by suge knight, dr. In 1993, death row records exploded onto the music scene and quickly came to dominate a music genre specializing in hard edge stori told entirely in the words of the people who lived it, a chronicle of the rise and fall of an enigmatic, unconventional, yet classically american business enterprise. Deathrow is a 2000 filipino melodrama film, directed by joel lamangan, about an orphaned boy who is roped into taking part in a robbery that ultimately changes his life. Leigh savidge chronicles the rise and fall of a record company that specialized in rap music.
The series first aired in the united kingdom on march 22, 2012 on channel 4. This film is a gritty insiders look into the lives of the gang members who took street music to the mainstream and brought violence, sex and money. Much of welcome to death row will come as old news to veteran hiphop fans, but for the uninitiated, its a brisk, accessible, engaging primer on the turbulent. Chronicling the rise and fall of death row records. Welcome to death row original soundtrack tommy coster. Formed by exbodyguard suge knight, the label has released seminal rap albums from luminaries including dr. On august 7, 2001, marion suge knight, the 350pound boss of death row records, was released from prison after serving five years on charges stemming from a 1992 assault. Welcome to death row the film welcome to death row.
Welcome to death row movie wants to follow compton film. This is the complete and untold story of this unique enterprise, told entirely in the. The day before his death, john glenn roe asks for salt in. Now, the exclusive book has been released august 2015. From the makers of the documentary film welcome to death row comes a book of the same name, detailing the raw, uncut, highrisk quest of telling the most dangerous story in the history of the. If you give it an honest shot youll find it interesting and very well done. The true story of the rise and fall of death row records. Using interviews with artists, critics, and knight himself, welcome to death row attempts to sort out the story behind the controversial company, addressing rumors of violent business tactics. The uncensored history of death row records, from those who were there. In the wake of the breakup of nwa, death row records exploded on the music scene in 1993. Dre, snoop doggy dogg and tupac, it quickly unraveled in a firestorm of rivalries, greed, violence and scrutiny by the government and the media as marion suge knights unconventional business methods increasingly.
The upcoming series will reportedly be comprised of six, onehour episodes and will provide viewers with an inside look at the rise, fall, and cultural relevancy of the west coast music label. The record label death row records has, since its creation in 1993, been synonymous with the american hiphop climate. The biopic will be based on the 2001 documentary of. It is an inside look at the american dream gone insane. Yet despite its unprecedented success with stars such as dr. Supplemental materials include a commentary track recorded by the filmmakers, outtakes from the interviews conducted for the film, footage from the death row. Discover top rated, most viewed, and editorial picked death row movies on allmovie. Leigh savidge, chronicling the careers of tupac, snoop dogg. Now comes a report from thr that a movie titled welcome to death row is being shopped as a potential sequel to the hit blockbuster about n. Straight outta compton coproducer and screenwriter s. Leigh savidge discusses dangerous territory inside the making of 2001s welcome to death row, the precursor documentary to. Dre the chronic, snoop dogg, tha dogg pound, and tupac shakur all eyez on me during the 1990s. Welcome to death row talks about the relationship between rap superstars and death row records and how death row rise and fall in the world of hip hop were money is the greed over friendships and how the two greatest rappers tupac shakur and natorious big lost there lives in a east versus west dispute and suge night ultimatley lost his greatest. On death row is a television miniseries written and directed by werner herzog about capital punishment in the united states.
Death row records exploded on the music scene in 1993 with a gangster rap sound that took world by storm. Welcome to death row suffers a bit from familiarity and its sensationalistic approach, but savidge wisely lets the films fascinating story and colorful cast of characters carry it. Welcome to death row dvd, 2001 for sale online ebay. Irick moved from his cell on death row in nashville to the prisons death watch area late monday night. Welcome to death row 2001 official trailer, organic. This is the complete and untold story of this unique enterprise, told entirely in the words of the people who were there. A a span that covers nearly a decade from the late 1980s to 1996 and features. The label became a sensation by releasing multiplatinum hiphop albums by west coastbased artists such as dr. The movies plot is centered on 16yearold sonny corpus cogie domingo, a resident of the slums of manila. The film is based on the 2001 documentary of the same name. Get 50% off hundreds of family movies when you preorder on fandangonow. This summers straight outta compton was developed by the producers as a follow up to welcome to death row. Welcome to death row, is set to detail the aftermath of what transpired with prominent figures in the golden era of west coast rap scene including the. I was blown away by the style and production of this movie.1453 1418 82 949 1218 553 1020 269 806 596 464 1276 9 1230 279 1481 1162 1458 440 125 232 202 282 1432 1029 1103 10 105 796 1031 1402 983