Without a doubt, Death Row Records is one of the most notorious record labels in the history of hip-hop culture. Those who take heed to the narrative of one of the hip-hop genre’s most favored eras, the 90s, understand the magnitude behind elaborations about the treasured time frame.
BET has announced the identity of their latest docuseries Death Row Chronicles which is set to premiere next month, Feb. 20 at 10 p.m. (eastern time). Divided into two parts, the network annals into the iconic label’s journey with never before seen footage along with a pristine account from an individual who witnessed the 1996 Las Vegas murder of Tupac Shakur. The docuseries will set a focal point on the label’s said financial troubles, the position and influence of Suge Knight, and of course, the label’s downfall.
The preview of the reportedly six-bit series reveals the presence of once Death Row artists Kurupt, Michel’le, and even former Death Row security detail, Mob James McDonald, giving their own play by play angles on the Death Row Records experience. The series will also feature acted out scenes of the told legacy, with plays involving Eazy-E, Suge Knight, and many more key players.
Take a look at the faint preview for Death Row Chronicles, here.