Death Row Classics

by PopMatters Staff

22 September 2006

 

“Music historians may not go out of their way to be kind to Death Row Records or its founder, Marion “Suge” Knight. Due to the murders of Tupac Shakur (“2pac”) and Christopher Wallace (“the Notorious B.I.G.”), Knight and his company may go down in history as the record label that went ballistic in the infamous East Coast-West Coast beef. But when you listen to Snoop Dogg’s Tha Doggfather, the Murder Was the Case soundtrack, and a compilation of Dr. Dre’s Death Row gems called Chronicles, one thing is clear: Death Row brought us some of the most compelling music of the 1990s.”
“The Dogg, The Doctor, & Death Row” by Quentin B. Huff [PopMatters feature]

Dr. Dre and Snoop Dog—Nuttin’ But a ‘G’ Thang

2Pac—California Love

2Pac and Snoop Dogg—2 of Amerikaz Most Wanted [live]

Dr. Dre—Fuck Wit Dre Day (And Everybody’s Celebratin’)

Snoop Dogg—Murder Was the Case

2Pac—Changes

Dr. Dre—Let Me Ride

Snoop Dogg—Doggy Dogg World

 

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