Death Row Records Will Become ‘an NFT Label’

Snoop Dogg wants to make Death Row Records the first major record label in the metaverse.

The legendary Long Beach-born rapper announced this week that Death Row “will be an NFT label,” just days after acquiring the Los Angeles record label that launched his career and put West Coast hip-hop on the worldwide map. The announcement marks Snoop’s latest foray into blockchain technology, which has been quickly embraced by many in the music industry.


“We will be putting out artists through the metaverse,” Snoop said on social audio app Clubhouse. “Just like we broke the industry when we were the first independent to be major, I want to be the first major in the metaverse.”

Snoop purchased the Death Row Records brand last week, for an undisclosed amount, from a music group controlled by investment giant Blackstone. The label, co-founded in 1991 by producer Andre “Dr. Dre” Young and

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KGF Chapter 2 Hindi full movie leaked on YouTube, platform takes action

Starring Yash as the main lead Rocky Bhai and Sanjay Dutt as the primary antagonist Adheera, KGF Chapter 2 is ruling the box office with packed shows running across the nation. The film has been raking moolah from foreign territories also as it has crossed the coveted figure of Rs 1000 crore at the global box office.

However, on the night of Monday, May 2, the Hindi version of the film got leaked on the video-sharing platform YouTube. Several users on Twitter pointed out the fact with screenshots and requested the film’s production house Hombale Films to take the action in this regard.

The Google-owned platform YouTube quickly removed all the leaked videos from its website to counter-piracy. It’s not the first time that an entire film has been put up on YouTube. Last month itself, the Hindi dubbed version of SS Rajamouli’s RRR was also leaked on

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Michael B Jordan in romantic drama ‘A Journal for Jordan’

The trailer for Michael B Jordan’s latest film, A Journal for Jordan, is out and is directed by Oscar award-winning actor Denzel Washington. The trailer shows Jordan portraying a soldier named King who has recently become a father and writes a journal for his son to read one day.

‘A JOURNAL FOR JORDAN’ BASED OF TRUE-LIFE STORY

A Journal for Jordan is a true story and a re-adaptation of Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Dana Canedy’s bestselling memoir according to Variety. The story is about her late husband, Sergeant Charles Monroe King.

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The film follows the relationship between King and his wife, Dana played by Chanté Adams and the messages King wrote for their newly-born son Jordan. The film is screen written by Virgil Williams, directed by Denzel Washington and co-produced by Michael B Jordan.

Watch teaser

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SaveLive to Save Small Music Venues Hurt by the Pandemic

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When it launched in 2020 as a venture to bail out small music venues crushed by the pandemic, SaveLive claimed it had raised $75 million from investors like its primary backer, Beverly Hills-based investment firm Deep Field Asset Management.

Now, it appears the Los Angeles-based startup has raised a lot more dry powder than previously known—having landed a total of $134.5 million from investors, according to an amended regulatory filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission on Friday. The company secured that funding from nine different investors, it said.


SaveLive is spearheaded by music industry bigwig Marc Geiger, who co-founded the Lollapalooza alternative rock festival and formerly led talent agency William Morris Endeavor’s music division. The company was founded with the goal of purchasing majority stakes in dozens of struggling music

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