Death Row Records

Today in Hip-Hop History: ‘Above The Rim’ Soundtrack Dropped 26 Years Ago

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On this day in Hip-Hop history, Death Row Records in conglomeration with Interscope Records released the soundtrack to the popular film, Above the Rim. Winning the 1995 Source Award for Soundtrack of the Year, this album featured so many hits that it could have stood alone from the movie as a compilation album. Visit streaming.thesource.com […]

Today In Hip-Hop History: Dogg Pound Singer Nate Dogg Passed Away 9 Years Ago

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On this date in 2011 in Long Beach, California, Nathaniel Hale, better known as rap/R&B crooner Nate Dogg, died from complications after suffering several strokes. He was 41 years old. Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information Introduced to the rap game by his Long Beach homie Snoop Dogg via their trio 213, which was the group […]

Today in Hip-Hop History: Suge Knight Suggests That Eazy-E Was Killed 17 Years Ago

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Today in 2003, former Death Row CEO Suge Knight appeared on Jimmy Kimmel Live! after his nine-year prison bid and made a shocking insinuation about the AIDS-related death of N.W.A. and Ruthless Records founder Eric “Eazy-E” Wright in 1995. Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information Kimmel and his crowd jeered and cringed as Knight chuckled at […]

Suge Knight Ordered to Pay Early Investor in Death Row $107 Million

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Marion “Suge” Knight must pay an early investor of Death Row Records, Lydia Harris $107 million dollars. According to NBC Los Angeles, a judge has reaffirmed a 2005 court order. Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information Knight allegedly never paid her. Harris claimed that she and her husband Michael Harris were early investors in Knight’s Death […]

[WATCH] Cam’ron Recalls Confrontation With Suge Knight In LA

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On Superstar Jay’s Shade45 talk show, Dipset capo Cam’ron reminisced about his golden past in the Hip Hop game, especially during a time when the East Coast and the West Coast couldn’t just get along. Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information Cam tells the story about a clash he had with Death Row Records CEO Marion […]

Snoop Dogg Believes TDE is a ‘Better Version’ of Death Row Records

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Is Top Dawg Entertainment a better record label than Death Row Records? If you ask Snoop Dogg, he will tell you it is. Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information Snoop was on hand at the Los Angeles leg of the REVOLT Summit in Los Angeles and spoke highly of the label that houses Kendrick Lamar, Jay […]

Master P Reminisces About Saving Snoop Dogg From Death Row Records

Master P Reminisces About Saving Snoop Dogg From Death Row Records

Master P stopped by Nick Cannon’s Power 106 radio show and gave his personal list of top five rappers. Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information He fired off the list with Snoop Dogg, who was once on his infamous label, No Limit Records. Elsewhere in the conversation he reminisced about saving the Long Beach rapper from […]

Toy Company Hasbro Now Owns Death Row Records

Hasbro Now Owns Death Row Records

Hasbro the company that owns Furbies, My Little Pony, and more toy franchises is now the owner of Death Row Records. Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information Rolling Stone reported the toy and board game brand acquired the iconic West Coast record label’s discography with the $4 billion purchase of Entertainment One. eOne became the parent […]

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