Dave Wielenga

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  • 19 years ago | Music News

    As the evening sunset glows above a nearly deserted downtown Los Angeles, Norris Anderson slips out the back of the Criminal Courts Building, lights a cigarette and ponders his bizarre ascension to the top of the biggest, baddest, most messed-up r...

  • 19 years ago | Music News

    The recent jailing of Death Row Records chief Marion "Suge" Knight couldn't have come at a more crucial time for rap music's most successful and controversial label. In the aftermath of Dr. Dre's defection and Tupac Shakur's murder, and in the mid...

  • 19 years ago | Music News

    Snoop Doggy Dogg Tha Doggfather (Death Row) Snoop Doggy Dogg raps the way Clint Eastwood acts--dryly but deeply. Snoop's a bit more talkative, but his mostly impassive overtones--punctuated by spasms of spontaneous combustion--are pure Dirty Harry...

  • 19 years ago | Music News

    Who didn't do a double take last October, when reports came that Tupac Shakur was newly on Death Row? It turned out to be the record label, of course, not the cellblock--ha-ha-ha--and even the company's no-shit publicity department had some fun wi...


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