Death Row

Does The ‘Above The Rim’ Soundtrack Stand The Test Of Time?
Basketball and hip-hop have always gone hand in hand and over the years they have collided consistently, becoming the two favorite pastimes of inner-city youth. So when the 'Above The Rim' soundtrack dropped on March 22, 1994, the music matched perfectly with the hoops film of the same nam…
Suge Knight’s Belongings Auctioned on Reality Show
Suge Knight's checkered past with Uncle Sam has entered a new phase. The former Death Row Records CEO, who previously filed for bankruptcy in 2006 and has been faced with legal troubles over the past few years, saw his belongings auctioned off on the A&E show 'Storage Wars,' where participants i…
Unreleased Death Row Material Gets Archive Treatment
With the storied downfall of Suge Knight, subsequent bankruptcy, an acquisition by WIDEawake Entertainment Group and a current lawsuit from Dr. Dre, it might be hard to remember that Death Row Records remains one of the biggest boutique hip-hop labels of all time...
New Tupac Album to Be Released in Time for Christmas
In 2009, notorious Los Angeles-based label, Death Row Records, was acquired by Toronto's WIDEawake Entertainment Group for $18 million after facing bankruptcy. Now, the reincarnated label -- WIDEawake Death Row Records -- is in the process of releasing the classic music stored in its vaults...
RBX Calls New Death Row Records ‘Three Ring Circus’
Former Death Row rapper RBX has addressed the current state of Death Row Records.In a prepared statement, RBX lamented the fact that New Solution, the company who purchased Death Row's back catalog, has little concern for the fate of the label...
Death Row Suffers More Money Drama
The mighty tend to fall, but this whole Death Row record label saga is getting a bit ridiculous. After Suge Knight got arrested too many times and had to give up stake in his former empire, it was snapped up by a company called WIDEawake Entertainment...
Suge Knight’s Belongings Sold at Auction
Many items from the estate of former Death Row Records CEO Suge Knight's belongings were sold at auction this past weekend (Feb. 20) in Simi Valley, Calif.
The gangsta rap kingpin fell on hard times after his label's '90s heyday, collecting a variety of charges and serving several years in prison, f…
Suge Knight Sued for Child Support
Former Death Row Records head Suge Knight is being taken to court for failing to make child support payments.
According to reports, papers have been filed in a Los Angeles court against the former gangsta rap mogul by a woman named Tammy Renell Hawkins, seeking child support for their 4-year-old, Ta…
Daz Dillinger Discusses New Death Row’s ‘Short Change’ Offer

Death Row's stranglehold on West Coast rap is a thing of the past. Suge Knight is no longer an intimidating figure. His label has been sold to a Canadian company called WIDEawake, and is now run by Lara Lavi, a self-described "Jewish soccer mom" and singer/songwriter, who is currently work…

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