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Welcome to Death Row (2001)

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The true story of the rise and fall of Death Row Records.

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Frank Alexander ...
Himself - Tupac Shakur's Bodyguard
Sam Gideon Anson ...
Himself - Investigative Reporter: L.A. Weekly
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Himself (archive footage)
Lamont Blumfield ...
Himself - Artist Manager: Kurupt
John 'B.J.' Bryant ...
Himself - Former Security Officer: Death Row Records (as BJ)
Hank Caldwell ...
Himself - Former President: Death Row Records
Jonathan Clark ...
Himself - Former Executive: Motown Records
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Himself - CEO: Bad Boy Records (archive footage) (as Sean 'P. Diddy' Combs)
The D.O.C. ...
Himself - The D.O.C.
Ton Def ...
Himself - Rap Artist
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Himself - Rap Artist
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Himself - U.S. Senator (archive footage)
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Himself - Rap Artist / Producer
Eazy-E ...
Himself - Member of NWA (archive footage) (as Eazy E)
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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References Murder Was the Case: The Movie (1995) See more »

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187 UM
Written by Andre Young, Colin Wolfe, Snoop Dogg (as Calvin Broadus)
Performed by Snoop Dogg for Solar Records
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Very interesting....
13 November 2001 | by (Los Angeles,CA) – See 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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