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Suge Knight Pleads Not Guilty in Camera Incident

Sympathetic judge says he understands that paparazzi are frustrating

(Newser) - Marion "Suge" Knight, the 49-year-old former CEO of Death Row Records, entered a not guilty plea in court yesterday for allegedly stealing a camera in Beverly Hills. He and comedian Micah "Katt" Williams, who was scheduled to appear in court but didn't show, are accused of chasing... More »

Sean Combs Ordered Tupac Murder: LA Cop

And Suge Knight had Biggie Smalls killed in revenge, says book by former LAPD detective

(Newser) - Tupac Shakur and Biggie Smalls were murdered by the order of rival record company bosses, according to an LAPD detective who investigated Tupac's slaying in 1996. Gang informant Keffe Davis claims Sean Combs—then known as Puff Daddy—offered him $1 million to kill Tupac and Death Row records... More »

FBI Files May Reveal Notorious BIG's Murderer

Newly released files seem to point at corrupt cop

(Newser) - The FBI has released a thick—albeit heavily redacted—file detailing its investigation into Christopher "Notorious BIG" Wallace's fatal 1997 shooting, and it provides at least one tantalizing clue. Wallace was killed with an extremely rare piece of ammunition, the Gecko 9mm, which is manufactured in Germany and available... More »

Suge Knight Charged With Assault

Bail set for Former Death Row Records CEO at $65K

(Newser) - Suge Knight, co-founder of Death Row Records, was arrested early this morning in Los Angeles. In a news conference, cops said it was in connection with an alleged crime that occurred just before his arrest. TMZ and Radar report it was for assault with a deadly weapon—and that he... More »

Rap Mogul Busted in Gal Pal Knife Fight

Charged with deadly weapon assault in Vegas

(Newser) - The rap king with a mile-long rap sheet has been busted again. Hip-hop mogul Suge Knight was arrested on domestic violence charges after cops found him threatening his girlfriend with a knife, authorities said. The Death Row Records co-founder spent the day behind bars before posting $19,000 bail, reports... More »

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