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Death Row Records Celebrated in Capsule Collection by Shoe Palace


In honor of the 30th anniversary of the iconic rap label Death Row Records, Shoe Palace has created a licensed apparel collection showcasing the historic label. Visit for more information The Shoe Palace x Death Row collection is available at Shoe Palace locations and on The collection includes t-shirts, sweatshirts, hoodies, shorts, pants, […]

Trump Administration Executes Dustin Higgs Days Away From Inauguration

Trump Administration Executes Dustin Higgs Days Away From Inauguration

Dustin Higgs was executed on Friday, marking the 13th person to be executed under the Trump administration. Visit for more information The 48-year-old maintained his innocence about his alleged involvement in the kidnapping and murder of three women in 2000. From CNN: Advertisement The tone of his voice was calm but defiant as he […]

Young Dolph Drops New Single ‘Death Row’ from Forthcoming Album

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Young Dolph is getting ready for the release of his next album, Rich Slave, and keeping fan’s ears warm with the new single “Death Row.” Visit for more information The new single details the spread of the bag through the community with quotes like “My barber get a hunda every time I get a […]

Suge Knight Denies Reports That he Signed Life Rights to Ray J

Suge Knight Denies Reports That he Signed Life Rights to Ray J

On Monday it was reported that Suge Knight signed over his life rights to Ray J in hopes to generate revenue, but he quickly slammed those rumors. Visit for more information The former Death Row Records CEO clarified his partnership with the Love and Hip Hop: Hollywood star in a phone interview with The […]

Wrongfully Convicted Man Exonerated After 43 Years on Death Row


Charles Ray Finch, 81, has been exonerated after having been wrongfully convicted and sentenced to death for a robbery and murder in North Carolina. Visit for more information U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit found that Mr. Finch is “actually innocent” of the robbery-murder of a grocery store clerk for which he […]

Death Row Inmate Kim Kardashian Tweeted About is Requesting New DNA Test

Death Row Inmate Kim Kardashian Tweeted About is Requesting New DNA Test

The death row prisoner Kim Kardashian West pushed into the spotlight says he values her help, however, adds he frantically needs her to get him the one thing he needs to prove his innocence. Visit for more information California detainee Kevin Cooper’s lawyer, Norman Hile, tells TMZ Cooper knows Kim tweeted about him a […]

Suge Knight Reportedly Sentenced to 28 Years in Prison for Hit-and-Run Case

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Suge Knight has finally struck a plea deal in his 2015 murder case. Visit for more information TMZ broke the news just days before his trial was scheduled to begin. Several outlets confirmed that the infamous Hip Hop mogul was sentenced to 28 years after pleading no contest to voluntary manslaughter in the death of […]

Former Compton Kingpin Keefe D Claims to Know Who Shot Tupac

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New details surrounding the murder of Tupac Shakur have been taking the surface ever since the debut of several docuseries dedicated to the investigation. Most recently, in now Netflix docuseries Unsolved: The Murders of Tupac and the Notorious B.I.G., former Compton kingpin Keefe D confessed his role in the Hip-Hop icon’s murder and claims to know […]

BET Breaks Down Death Row Records at “Death Row Deconstructed”

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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.  Visit for more information The event took place at Neuehouse Hollywood, piecing together […]

Suge Knight’s Former Attorney’s Arrested On Accessory Charges

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Two of Suge Knight’s former attorneys Matthew Fletcher and Thaddeus Culpepper who represented his murder case have recently been arrested. The L.A. Times reported that they have been arrested on felony charges for acting as accessories to murder “after the fact.” Fletcher’s bail is also set at $1 million according to the LA County Sheriff […]

Bow Wow is Not Delusional and Was Very Much Affiliated With Death Row

Bow Wow is Not Delusional and Was Very Much Affiliated With Death Row

Words by Ime Ekpo Visit for more information The once upon a time teen sensation’s hip-hop lineage is vicious. Advertisement Known all over the world as once Hip-Hop’s little teen wonder of the millennium as Lil Bow Wow, Shad Moss never holds back the history on his rise to stardom. On Monday afternoon, the […]

“All Eyez On Me” Shatters Expectations, Pulls $27.1 Million Opening Weekend


This Friday [June 16, 2017] marked what would have been Tupac Shakur’s  46th birthday, and it came bearing gifts, denoting the day that the late Shakur’s life story would be brought to the big screen in the form of the bionic “All Eyez On Me.” Visit for more information The film managed to rake in an […]

Innocent Man On CA Death Row May Still Be Executed

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In a matter of weeks, a California man may be executed for a murder that he did not commit, even though his innocence has been pronounced by five federal judges who heard his appeal, saying, “There is no way to say this politely. The district court failed to provide Cooper a fair hearing. The district court […]

Today In Hip Hop History: Dr. Dre Drops ‘The Chronic’ Album 23 Years Ago

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On this date in 1992, Dr. Dre released his debut solo album The Chronic on his own Death Row Records imprint, which was distributed by Priority Records. This album introduced the world to the Death Row experience, G-Funk infused Hip Hop and the one and only Snoop Doggy Dogg. Visit for more information Recorded […]

The Cast Seems to be Set for Straight Outta Compton Sequel “DPG 4 Life”

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A cast seems to be set for the sequel to the smash movie, Straight Outta Compton. The movie DPG 4 Life, or Dogg Pound 4 Life, will show the rise and fall of the super-group that emanated from Dr. Dre’s partnering with Suge Knight at Death Row Records. Death Row vet Daz Dillinger posted pictures of the […]

Dr. Dre Wins Lawsuit With Death Row Records


Dr. Dre earns all rights to his smash-hit debut record, sold in illegal ways by Death row for years Visit for more information For the past year Dr. Dre‘s team has been battling Death Row Records over unpaid profits for his debut album, The Chronic. While last year they lost a very big case […]

Alabama Death Row Inmate Exonerated After 30 Years


Inmate is free after 30 years on Alabama’s death row for murders he says he didn’t commit Visit for more information Alabama death row inmate Anthony Ray Hinton, 58, and his lawyers stood outside the county jail in Birmingham, as he took his first steps as a free man since 1985. He spoke during […]