New Death Row Docuseries Is Coming To BET


(AllHipHop News) A docuseries about Marion “Suge” Knight’s Death Row Records label is in the works at American network BET.

“Death Row Chronicles” will be comprised of six, one-hour episodes, and is described as “part true-crime murder mystery and part hip-hop drama”.

Production on the project will begin this spring and is set to air next year, according to Billboard.

Knight and rapper/producer Dr. Dre co-founded Death Row Records in 1991.

It is considered one of the most influential hip-hop labels and boasted artists including Snoop Dogg, late rapper Tupac Shakur, and the Outlawz.

The company was shuttered in 2008.

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Knight is currently behind bars in Los Angeles facing charges of murder, attempted murder and hit-and-run following a dispute in Compton, California in January, 2015, when he struck and killed his friend Terry Carter and injured actor Cle Sloan as he tried to drive away from a fight.