Founded by Suge Knight it became one of the most successful rap labels of all time signing artists such as Tupac, Dr Dre and Snoop Dog.
After muliple scandels and problems including the inprisionment of Suge Knight and the death of Death Rows most successful artist, 2pac, Death Row changed its name to Tha Row for a fresh start but still retained its characterisc logo...A man in the electric chair.
Too Gangsta For Radio - Death Row Records
If you are an artist trapped on death row, your best chance to escape is to fake your own death (a la 2pac)
friend: oh shit homie, you're screwed.
aspiring rapper: I know, I know, I was drunk and Suge was going to beat my ass if I didn't.
friend: you know what you gotta do? You gotta pull a 2pac.
Some streets that are only dangerous for certain people can also be tagged as death row.
People often risk death by traveling down certain streets, either at particular times, or at any time. Causes of death can include: Armed robbery, muggings, gang wars, family feuds, random shootings/knife attacks, drive by shootings, reckless drivers, and stepping on and getting stuck by used needles.
ex. 2) South coronado boulevard is like death row for asians.
ex. 3) Damn, Terry fucked up so bad with Jullie, the whole street she lives on is death row for him. Her whole family is out to get him.