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Welcome to Death Row

Welcome to Death Row

Savidge, Leigh, filmmaker (Added Author).
Xenon Pictures (Firm), (Distributor).
Kanopy (Firm), (Distributor).

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Record details

  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (streaming video file) (105 minutes): digital, .flv file, sound
  • Publisher: [San Francisco, California, USA] : Xenon Pictures, 2001.

Content descriptions

General Note:
Title from title frames.
Film
In Process Record.
Participant or Performer Note:
Kevin Powell, Tupac Shakur, Dr. Dre, Snoop Dogg, Suge Knight, Eazy E
Date/Time and Place of an Event Note:
Originally produced by Xenon Pictures in 2001.
Summary, etc.:
In the wake of Suge Knight's move to destroy NWA and Ruthless, Death Row Records exploded on the music scene in 1993 with a “gangster rap” sound that had taken the world by storm. Despite its unprecedented success with stars such as Dr. Dre, Snoop and Tupac, it quickly unraveled in a firestorm of rivalries, greed, and violence as Knight’s business methods increasingly mirrored the violent, hard-edged themes of its music.. This is the complete and untold story of this unique enterprise, told entirely in the words of the people who were there.. “It’s the film Suge Knight doesn’t want you to see” – National Enquirer. “Riveting.” - San Francisco Chronicle
System Details Note:
Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Language Note:
In English
Subject: Music
Race relations
Genre: North American Studies
Documentary films.

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