Death Row Records docuseries in the works

21st Apr 17 | Entertainment 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 (17) and is set to air next year (18), 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.

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.

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