This week, California officials granted media rare access into San Quentin’s death row unit where more than 700 inmates are housed, and an $853,000 death chamber sits unused. For nearly a decade, debates over capitol punishment have paused executions at the prison, which has the largest number of death row inmates in the country.
The year 1985 will be one that Anthony Ray Hinton will never forget. It was the year that he was convicted of a double murder and sent to his death-bed as a 28-year-old man.
In the early hours of Sunday morning, notorious Hip-Hop exec and Death Row Records co-founder Suge Knight shot in a West Hollywood nightclub at a pre-MTV VMAs party that Chris Brown was co-hosting. As details emerge, it has become clearly that the night in question was full of f-ckery and that Suge just might be bulletproof.
The state of Louisiana must have sparked a chain reaction in the prison system following Lil Boosie’s release.
Tupac “2Pac” Shakur was just as known for his acting chops along with his celebrated rap career, and showed range in classic films such as Juice and Poetic Justice. But according to an industry insider, 2Pac was pegged to read for a part in one of Hollywood’s most beloved franchises in George Lucas’ Stars Wars […]
In a case over a decade old, a Staten Island inmate was sentenced to die yesterday (July 24) by a federal jury in Brooklyn after an earlier death conviction was overturned. Ronell Wilson, 31, exhibited little remorse for the execution-style murder of two undercover police officers in 2003 thus landing him back on death row.
Just because he allegedly squashed beef with Snoop Dogg does not mean Suge Knight isn’t up to his old tricks. Not one but two bench warrants have been issued in California for the Death Row Records founder’s arrest.
Vanilla Ice put one of Hip-Hop’s biggest urban legends to rest on Shade 45’s Sway In The Morning radio show.
Contrary to Twitter rumor, Suge Knight has not been arrested for Tupac Shakur’s murder. The annual Suge killed Pac chatter recently ramped up no doubt thanks to VH1’s latest Behind The Music documentary on the Notorious B.I.G., where former LAPD detective Greg Kading alleges that it was the Death Row co-founder that had the Brooklyn […]
Two weeks after the creepy/awesome Tupac hologram brought the legendary rapper back to life for a few moments, the impact of the performance has shown in the Billboard charts.
Suge Knight didn’t waste time starting as much controversy as possible during his interview with L.A. radio station, 93.5 KDay Friday (April 20). Aside from re-opening speculation into whether or not Tupac is still alive, the former Death Row Records head fired more than a few verbal shots at Rick Ross, over the track “Tupac […]
On Friday, March 16th, Steve Stoute interviewed Nas at SXSW Music and Media conference at the Austin Convention Center. In one portion of the sit down, Nas talks about stepping to Tupac in NYC’s Central Park—after the 1996 MTV Video Music Awards—and their doomed plans to meet up again in Las Vegas to really settle their differences. “What […]
Legendary producer and entrepreneur Dr. Dre celebrates a birthday today. Born Andre Romelle Young in the Los Angeles County of Compton in 1965, Dre’s early forays into music led him to join the old school Hip-Hop troupe World Class Wreckin’ Cru alongside DJ Yella. Formed in the early 80’s and influenced by the rapidly changing […]
Suge Knight, once the most feared executive in Hip-Hop, got pinched for a weed charge in Las Vegas. Yesterday (February 8th) Suge was pulled over by cops for making an unsafe lane change in his Bentley, TMZ reports. When the authorities ran his name, multiple warrants for his arrest popped in their system. To make […]