Ahead of the premier of BET’s six-part docuseries Death Row Chronicles, the “Death Row DECONSTRUCTED” exhibit took place on Thursday, Feb. 15, providing attendees with a glimpse into the world of Death Row Records, one of the most notorious rap labels in music history.
The event took place at Neuehouse Hollywood, piecing together notable artists, labels and media outlets that all played a significant role in Death Row’s years of infamy. Guests learned about the label’s rise and fall on a deeper level than ever before, as the details and memorabilia brought the 90’s hip-hop giant back to life. The event also screened never-before-seen footage, and previewed the first part of the series.
The exhibit, lined with red lighting and pool tables branded with Death Row’s aesthetic, took guests back to a time when the label was on top of the hip-hop world.
Rapper Ty Dolla $ign came out to perform, and a number of celebrities guests were also in attendance including Miguel, Wale, T-Pain, Bryson Tiller, Tristan Wilds, Young MA and Kurupt from Death Row, who is featured in the series.
The docuseries will detail the unprecedented rise, fall and redemption of Death Row with compelling interviews from Death Row insiders including co-founder, Marion “Suge” Knight. Viewers will see never-before-seen archival footage and a firsthand, eyewitness account of Tupac Shakur’s murder.
With gripping testimony from Suge Knight, artists Kurupt, Michel’le, Danny Boyand and unreleased footage from the Death Row vault, this series will take audiences inside the history of the renowned label and the legacy it left behind.
Death Row Chronicles is produced by Entertainment One (eOne) and Creature Films. eOne’s Tara Long and John Morayniss serve as executive producers with Creature’s Mark Ford, Kevin Lopez, as well as showrunner Mario Diaz. Part one and two will kick off the docuseries on Tuesday, Feb. 20 at 10:00 p.m. ET.