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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:

USA

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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Connections

References The Godfather (1972) See more »

Soundtracks

187 UM
Written by Andre Young, Colin Wolfe, Snoop Dogg (as Calvin Broadus)
Performed by Snoop Dogg for Solar Records
Sony / ATV Tunes LLC (ASCAP)
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Awesome Documentary
6 April 2012 | by bradtheman18See all my reviews

I am a big fan of hip hop documentaries. If you've seen any Tupac Shakur, Jam Master Jay, or Notorious B.I.G. documentaries, then you'd like this one. It touches on everything from N.W.A. to Tupac's Death. Explain's the role of: Dr. Dre, Snoop Dogg, Nate Dogg, Daz Dillinger, Kurupt, Ice Cube, Vanilla Ice, Suge Knight, Tupac Shakur, The Notorious B.I.G., and more. It cleared up a lot of questions for me about Tupac's Death. You see interviews from Tupac, his security guards, Biggie Smalls, most producers from Death Row, their lawyers, detectives, witnesses, and even Suge Knight. If you are into West Coast Hip Hop or just the story of Tupac, then you will love this. I gave it an 8, because it starts off well, but then it gets a little dull in the middle, but it ends up to be an exciting and interesting story and I loved it. I learned a lot from it and you really see the stages Tupac went through in his life, from a child, to a back up dance, to being featured on a song, to gangsta rap, to getting shot, to smooth hip hop, to his passing, and why their are over 250 songs that came out after he died. I really appreciate the west coast style a lot more now


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