SUGE KNIGHT PLEADS GUILTY TO VOLUNTARY MANSLAUGHTER. FACING 28-YEARS IN PRISON

LOS ANGELES, CA

Former Death Row co-founder, Suge Knight, is looking at, what’s known in jails and prisons across the country, as “football numbers”, after pleading guilty to a charge of manslaughter stemming from an incident that left one man dead.

Big Suge is looking down the barrel of a 28-year prison sentence when he goes back in front of a judge on October 4, to officially be sentenced. NBC News (@NBCNews) reports, Suge Knight’s latest legal troubles stem from a 2015 incident at a promotional shoot for the Straight Outta Compton movie. Knight ran over 2 men with his truck outside of Tam’s Burgers. Terry Carter, 55 and Cle “Bone” Sloan, 51 were plowed down as Knight recklessly reversed out of the parking lot. Carter died from his injuries. Sloan survived. Knight had originally argued that his life was in danger at the time and he had no intentions of running anyone over. Knight said Carter was a friend of his. Prosecutors argued otherwise. They say Knight had a confrontation with people affiliated with the movie earlier that same day, and had come back looking for trouble. On Thursday, Knight decided not to fight the case, and pled guilty to the manslaughter charge. He also requested a new attorney. When he goes back for sentencing in October, Knight will be represented by his fifteenth (15) different lawyer since this trial started.

At 53-years old, a 28-year prison sentence is something I don’t see Suge coming home from. 28-years is a long time….unless there’s some parole involved. If this in fact, the end of the line for Suge Knight, it is a very strange ending to a story that involved the man who played a huge role in arguably the best era of music hip-hop has ever seen. Not really a surprising ending, considering all of the dirt Suge was alleged to have done in his lifetime, but……strange.

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CHECK OUT THIS CLIP FROM THE DOCUMENTARY “DEATH ROW CHRONICLE”

Death Row Chronicles is a documentary that takes you on a trip through the rise and fall of the Death Row Record label headed by Suge Knight. The documentary has many interviews and footage with the labels’ artist including Snoop Dogg, Dr. Dre, Corrupt, Mich’ele, and many more. Death row Chronicles airs on BET Feb. 20-23 at 10:00pm. I watched part-1 last night, the documentary is solid. There are a bunch of things that you may not have known included in the documentary. Including this clip of how Suge Knight and Dr. Dre got a deal with Jimmy Iovine and Interscope Records, and made a deal to own all of their “masters”, in a time when most artist didn’t understand the value of owning your masters. Suge Knight and Dr. Dre did all of this despite the fact that Dre and Death Row were being blackalled in the industry by Dre’s former label Ruthless Records.

 

 

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SUGE KNIGHT DROPS LAWSUIT AGAINST CHRIS BROWN

Suge Knight has dismissed a lawsuit he filed against Chris Brown back in 2014 related to a shooting at 1 OAK Nightclub. Knight was shot 7 times in the incident. He filed a lawsuit against the nightclub and Brown allowing that a lack of security allowed the gunman to enter the club with a weapon. Brown’s lawyers from the law firm Geragos & Geragos, recently sent a letter to Knight’s lawyers threatening to pursue malicious prosecution charges against Knight once the ridiculous lawsuit was thrown out in court. Knight dismissed his lawsuit against Brown shortly afterward. TMZ (@tmz) reports that no money changed hands related to the dismissal.