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Officials Refuse To Relax Suge Knight's Jail Restrictions

The Death Row Records co-founder is being held behind bars on $25 million (£16.7 million) bail as he fights charges of murder and attempted murder stemming from an incident in Los Angeles in...

Suge Knight's Lawyer Condemns Jail Conditions In Appeal

The Death Row Records co-founder is fighting hit-and-run and murder charges after he struck two men with his pick-up truck during an altercation on a film set in Compton, Los Angeles in January...

Suge Knight Knocked Unconscious During Bail Hearing

The Death Row Records co-founder has been struggling with his health since he was shot multiple times at a club last summer (14) and recently claimed he was battling blindness due to the...

Prosecutors Ask To Set Suge Knight's Bail At $25 Million

The Death Row Records boss was charged with murder and attempted murder following the death of his pal Terry Carter, who was allegedly struck by Knight's vehicle in Compton, California in January (15)...

Hit-and-run Victim Tells Cops He Punched Suge Knight

The Death Row Records boss was charged with murder and attempted murder over the death of his pal Terry Carter, who was allegedly struck by Knight's vehicle in Compton, California in January (15)...

Gillie Da Kid To Play Tupac In New Suge Knight Biopic

Rapper Gillie Da Kid will play Tupac Shakur in an upcoming biopic abut Death Row Records founder Marion 'suge' Knight.The On My Dip star will make his movie mark in Ving Rhames and Steven Seagal's...

Kanye West's Court Date

Kanye West is set for a court showdown with notorious rap mogul Suge Knight. Former head of notorious rap label Death Row records, Marion 'Suge' Knight, has launched a lawsuit and is expected to seek...

The Notorious B.i.g's Mother Pleas For Justice

The Notorious B.I.G's mother has launched a plea to find the murderer still at large over her son's killing. The rap legend was gunned down 13 years ago today (09.03.10) but his mother, Voletta Wallace,...

Rap Boss Knight Admits Assaulting Girlfriend

Hip-hop mogul Marion 'Suge' Knight has pleaded guilty to beating his girlfriend in Las Vegas last year.The Death Row Records founder was detained in August after punching Melissa Isaac while holding a knife, following a...

By on 19 February 2009

Rap Mogul Suge Knight Hospitalised After Fight

Marion 'Suge' Knight has been admitted to an Arizona hospital after sustaining facial injures in a fight at a hotel.The Death Row Records founder was involved in a brawl at the W hotel in Scottsdale...

By on 17 February 2009

Rap Boss Suge Knight Arrested On Assault Charges

Suge Knight has been arrested on assault and drug charges after being allegedly "violently beating" his girlfriend.The Death Row Records founder, real name Marion, was jailed after punching an unnamed woman while holding a knife,...

By on 28 August 2008

Rap Star The Game Released Early From Jail

Rap artist The Game has been released from jail just eight days into a 60-day jail sentence.The 28-year-old was convicted last month of felony possession of a firearm in a school zone, after pleading no...

By on 11 March 2008

Rap Star The Game Sentenced To Jail On Gun Charges

Rap artist The Game has been sentenced to 60 days in jail after admitting gun charges.The 28-year-old pleaded no contest to felony possession of a firearm in a school zone, relating to an incident in...

By on 13 February 2008

Notorious Big Trial Delayed

The family of the late rapper NOTORIOUS BIG was disappointed the other day as a judge dismissed its second wrongful death suit against the city of Los Angeles.The presiding judge, Florence-Marie Cooper, ruled that the...

By on 21 December 2007

Legal Battle Over Tupac Recordings

Tupac Shakur's mother is launching a legal battle over claims her son's unreleased recordings will be sold as part of a bankruptcy agreement.Afeni Shakur has attempted to get an injunction in a US court after...

By on 24 July 2007

Knight: An End To Death Row?

DEATH ROW RECORDS founder MARION 'SUGE' KNIGHT is moving on with life - and leaving the notorious West Coast hip hop label in the past. The 42-year-old rap mogul - who is responsible for the...

Suge Considers Sporting Career

Heavyweight rap boss MARION 'SUGE' KNIGHT is considering quitting the music business and becoming a college football coach. The DEATH ROW RECORDS founder, who was shot in the leg at a pre-MTV Video Music...

Detective 'Nearly Had Enough Evidence' To Arrest Knight Over Notorious Murder

A retired detective was told by a cell mate of hip-hop mogul MARION 'SUGE' KNIGHT the DEATH ROW RECORDS founder had confessed to the murder of rapper NOTORIOUS BIG. Former Los Angeles Police Department...

Jury Selection Begins In Notorious Big Civil Suit

Relatives of late hip-hop star NOTORIOUS BIG gathered in Los Angeles today (21JUN05), as jury selection for the civil lawsuit brought against the city of Los Angeles began. The suit alleges DEATH ROW RECORDS...

Knight Ordered To Make Big Payout To Former Partner

MARION 'SUGE' KNIGHT has been ordered to pay $107 million (GBP56.3 million) to a woman who claims she helped the rap mogul start DEATH ROW RECORDS. In a judgment issued earlier this month (MAR05),...

Fbi Closes Probe Into Notorious Big's Murder

The FBI has closed its investigation into rapper NOTORIOUS BIG's 1997 murder, abandoning the theory that a rogue police officer may have been involved in the slaying. LOUIS J CAPRINO JR, acting head of...

Suge Knight Arrested

Rap mogul MARION 'SUGE' KNIGHT has been booked on suspicion of violating his parole after police found marijuana in his truck during a traffic stop. Knight was arrested on Saturday evening (05FEB05) in Barstow,...

Knight Accused Of Financing Dre Assault

Rap mogul MARION 'SUGE' KNIGHT paid JIMMY JONES JOHNSON $5,000 (GBP2,630) to assault rapper DR DRE at the VIBE AWARDS November (04) - according to the attacker himself. Johnson has told police Knight hired...

Suge Knight Under Investigation For Dr Dre Attack

LATEST: Rap mogul MARION 'SUGE' KNIGHT is under investigation by the police, following allegations he was involved in the VIBE AWARDS violence. During the Los Angeles ceremony, Knight's former DEATH ROW RECORDS partner...

Compton Mayor Fined Over Death Row Donation

A California mayor who failed to report his donation of $11,000 (GBP6,100) to rap mogul MARION 'SUGE' KNIGHT's DEATH ROW RECORDS has been ordered to pay a fine of the same amount. The state's...

Suge Gets Serious About Movies

Rap mogul MARION 'SUGE' KNIGHT is planning an all-out attack on the movie industry - and he has signed up SYLVESTER STALLONE to help him realise his big screen dreams. Knight, who was released...

Snoop Signs Up With The Neptunes

Hip-hop star SNOOP DOGG has moved onto yet another record label - this time signing up with THE NEPTUNES' STAR TRAK. After launching his career with DR DRE and DEATH ROW RECORDS, the BEAUTIFUL...

Suge Knight Cleared Of Battery

A jury has cleared rap mogul MARION 'SUGE' KNIGHT of battery in a 2001 attack - but he still has to hand over cash to his accuser. DWAYNE H BAUDY claimed he was assaulted...

Suge Knight Hit With Chilling Message

Rap mogul MARION 'SUGE' KNIGHT has received a promise he'll be "killed" from one of his former artists - days after his release from jail. Website ALLHIPHOP.COM reports that former DEATH ROW RECORDS rapper...

Hip Hop Boss Released From Jail

SNOOP DOGG's hip-hop rival SUGE KNIGHT has been released from jail and is due to make a return to DEATH ROW RECORDS today (23APR04). The multimillionaire CEO of the rap label has been...

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