The BEST episodes of Death Row Chronicles

Every episode of Death Row Chronicles ever, ranked from best to worst by thousands of votes from fans of the show. The best episodes of Death Row Chronicles!

Death Row Chronicles is the story of the world's most dangerous record label could only be told in a definitive 6-part documentary series. While Death Row Records boasted the success of Snoop Dogg, 2Pac, and Dr. Dre forged by unmatched creativity, the chart-topping and record-breaking sales came at a bloody, controversial cost. Part true-crime murder mystery and part hip hop drama, this compelling docu-series will comb through mountains of misinformation, uncovering key evidence and witnesses who will reveal the truth about the bitter rivalries surrounding its legends. The limited series will also celebrate the groundbreaking music of Death Row, explain how it reflected society at the time, and how it influenced some of today's biggest hip hop artists. On the eve of the label's 25th anniversary, Death Row Chronicles offers an unflinching look at the label and its legacy.

Last Updated: 10/7/2023Network: BETStatus: Ended
Enter Tupac
29 votes

#1 - Enter Tupac

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired 2/21/2018

We follow Tupac’s transformation from street poet and activist to hard core gangsta rapper at Death Row. Tupac’s legal troubles mount and he faces prison time. Suge declares war and East/West beef escalates.

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Under Investigation
14 votes

#2 - Under Investigation

Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired 2/22/2018

Retired LAPD Detective Greg Kading takes us through his investigation of Tupac’s and Biggie’s murders. The last remaining eye witness to Tupac’s assassination comes forward. The legacy of Death Row.

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The Rise Of Death Row
23 votes

#3 - The Rise Of Death Row

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired 2/20/2018

Dr. Dre discovers Snoop Dogg. Death Row releases The Chronic and Doggystyle, which are huge hits. Money pours in and everyone’s lives change, but Snoop faces murder charges.

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Origin Story
36 votes

#4 - Origin Story

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired 2/20/2018

Controversial music mogul Suge Knight forms Death Row Records using intimidation tactics. His reputation as an enforcer grows. He partners with Dr. Dre to change Hip Hop forever.

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The Reckoning
17 votes

#5 - The Reckoning

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired 2/22/2018

Tupac dies and a gang war erupts in Compton. The once untouchable label crumbles as Suge’s probation violation lands him in prison. Biggie is murdered in Los Angeles. The Hip-Hop community mourns and calls for peace.

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East vs. West
25 votes

#6 - East vs. West

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired 2/21/2018

Suge gets Tupac out of prison and All Eyez On Me is a massive hit. Despite success, Death Row faces huge set backs when street violence at the label leads to Dre’s departure before Tupac is shot in Las Vegas.

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