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Suge Knight

'Marion "Suge" Knight, Jr. ( /ˈʃʊɡ/; born April 19, 1965) (a.k.a. Bozi Thga or Big Simon) is the founder and CEO of Black Kapital Records and co-founder and former CEO of Death Row Records. Death Row Records rose to dominate the rap charts after Dr. Dre's breakthrough album The Chronic in 1992. After several years of chart successes for artists including Tupac Shakur, Dr. Dre, Snoop Dogg, Outlawz and Tha Dogg Pound, Death Row Records stagnated after Knight's incarceration on parole violation charges in September 1996. Marion Hugh Knight was born in Compton, California. His name, Suge, derives from "Sugar Bear", a childhood nickname. He attended Lynwood High School in nearby Lynwood, California where he was a football and track star. He graduated in 1983. From 1983 to 1985, he attended El Camino College on a football scholarship. In 1985, he transferred to the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, and played there for two years. After college, Knight was not drafted by an NFL team, but was cut during training camp by the Los Angeles Rams. However, he became a replacement player during the 1987 NFL players' strike, and played two games for the Rams. Later, he found work as a concert

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Suge Knight Surrenders on Robbery Charges to Sympathetic Judge

Suge Knight
Surrenders on Robbery Charges To Sympathetic Judge

Suge Knight was just taken into custody for allegedly robbing a photog in Beverly Hills, but the judge was extremely sympathetic, saying he clearly understands why a celeb would be driven to… READ MORE >

Suge Knight Turns Himself in to Face Robbery Case

Suge Knight
Turns Himself In To Face Robbery Charges

Suge Knight just arrived at a L.A. courthouse to surrender in his robbery case.Our photog asked Suge about the case, which could put him behind bars for the rest of his life. Suge made it clear… READ MORE >

- 45 days ago
Suge Knight -- All the Rage Before Robbery Arrest

Suge Knight
All the Rage Before Robbery Arrest

A pissed off Suge Knight is a very scary Suge ... as a female paparazzo found out when the rap mogul threatened to send someone to beat her "bitch" ass -- and he did it all on video. The… READ MORE >

- 47 days ago
Suge Knight HOSPITALIZED ... After Jail Fall

Suge Knight
HOSPITALIZED After Jail Fall

Suge Knight was rushed to a hospital this weekend after taking TWO nasty falls behind bars.Sources close to the rap mogul tell us he passed out in his jail cell and was taken to the medical ward… READ MORE >

- 48 days ago
Suge Knight -- Threatened Female Photog Before Alleged Robbery ... 'I Got a Bitch to Beat Your Ass' (VIDEO)

Suge Knight
Threatened Female Pap ... 'I Got a Bitch to Beat Your Ass' [Video]

Suge Knight menacingly got in the face of a female photographer and repeatedly called her a "bitch" moments before he and Katt Williams allegedly tried to snatch her camera ... and we have video… READ MORE >

- 49 days ago
Suge Knight -- The Photog Was Harassing My Child ... and I Did NOTHING

Suge Knight
The Photog Was Harassing My Kid And I Did NOTHING

Suge Knight -- who is currently behind bars for allegedly robbing a paparazzo -- says he didn't steal anything, but the people who took her camera did so in defense of Suge's small child.Sources… READ MORE >

- 52 days ago
Katt Williams -- Suge Knight and I Did Nothing Wrong … We Were Protecting a Child!

Katt Williams
Suge and I Did Nothing Wrong … We Were Protecting a Kid!

Katt Williams says he and Suge Knight were falsely arrested because they were not trying to steal a camera ... they were trying to protect a 5-year-old child from an unethical… READ MORE >

- 52 days ago
Katt Williams and Suge Knight -- Arrested for Stealing From Female Pap

Katt Williams & Suge Knight
Arrested for Stealing Camera From Female Pap

Suge Knight and Katt Williams got busted today for allegedly snatching a camera from a female photographer in Beverly Hills.The alleged incident went down back on Sept. 5 outside a studio ...… READ MORE >

- 52 days ago
Suge Knight -- Mouse Life, Bitches!

Suge Knight
Mouse Life, Bitches!

Suge Knight may have found the one place on the planet where he doesn't have to worry about getting shot ... Disneyland!The rap mogul/frequent target for gunfire was spotted at the Happiest Place… READ MORE >

- 69 days ago
Suge Knight Shooting -- Cops Identify Trigger Man, But Still Can't Bust Him

Suge Knight Shooting
Cops Identify Trigger Man Still Can't Bust Him

Suge Knight is one step closer to getting justice -- cops now believe they know who shot him 6 times on the Sunset strip ... but they still face a major hurdle to closing the case.Law… READ MORE >

- 70 days ago

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