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2016 In Review

The Year In LA Gangster Blues (And Reds)

2016 was quietly the year of the gangster, specifically the LA gangster of the red and blue varieties. ScHoolboy Q, Vince Staples, YG, and DJ…
Collin Robinson | December 6, 2016 - 1:43 pm

Sounding Board

Fake Tupac, Chronic 2000, & Suge’s Psychotic Revenge: The Weird & Forgotten Final Days Of Death Row Records

It's Weird '90s Week on Stereogum. All week long we're looking at the strangest musical moments and trends of the decade. Check out more here.
Andrew Barber | May 20, 2016 - 2:59 pm


The 10 Best Vanity Rap Dynasties

Who knew a tweet from Weezy last December would unfold into the ugly soap opera that is Lil Wayne vs. Birdman? After nine months, three
Collin Robinson | September 9, 2015 - 11:36 am

More Suge Knight stories

Suge Knight Pleads No Contest To Manslaughter, Will Serve 28 Years

Former rap mogul Marion "Suge" Knight pleaded no contest Thursday to voluntary manslaughter for running over and killing a Compton businessman nearly four years ago…
Associated Press | September 20, 2018 - 5:36 pm

Prosecutor Says Suge Knight & Lawyer Discussed Bribing Witness In Murder Case

Former rap mogul Marion "Suge" Knight and his lawyer discussed paying witnesses thousands of dollars to lie in his upcoming murder case, prosecutors said. The…
Associated Press | August 11, 2017 - 10:24 am

Suge Knight Indicted For Threatening Straight Outta Compton Director

Suge Knight has been indicted by an LA County Grand Jury for making felony criminal threats against Straight Outta Compton director F. Gary Gray, TMZ
Peter Helman | August 2, 2017 - 9:00 pm

Suge Knight Sues Dr. Dre For Allegedly Trying To Have Him Killed

This past spring, Suge Knight alleged that Dr. Dre hired a hitman to kill him. Now, he's made it a legal claim.
Collin Robinson | October 24, 2016 - 4:44 pm

Michel’le Lifetime Biopic Depicts An Abusive Dr. Dre

Straight Outta Compton revived the careers of N.W.A, Dr. Dre, and Ice Cube. Cube's solo act has headlined many a festival this year, and he's…
Collin Robinson | September 20, 2016 - 5:03 pm

Suge Knight Sues Chris Brown For Getting Shot At His Party

Former Death Row Records label head turned homicidal, maniacal punchline Suge Knight was shot at a party at the 1 OAK nightclub hosted by Chris…
Collin Robinson | June 27, 2016 - 3:29 pm

Suge Knight Says Dr. Dre Hired A Hitman To Kill Him

Right now, rap boogeyman and former Death Row Records CEO is in jail, facing a possible life sentence after he killed a man in a…
Tom Breihan | April 5, 2016 - 12:38 pm

Eazy-E’s Son Thinks Suge Knight Injected His Father With AIDS Blood

The new movie Straight Outta Compton depicts a certain scene that's long gone down in music-industry legend: Suge Knight using threatening tactics to convince Eazy-E…
Tom Breihan | August 26, 2015 - 11:59 am

Suge Knight Hospitalized Again After Judge Rules He Must Face Murder Charge

Back in February, former rap mogul Suge Knight was charged with one count of murder, one count of attempted murder, and two counts of hit-and-run…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | April 16, 2015 - 4:47 pm

Here’s Why Suge Knight Was On The Straight Outta Compton Set During Fatal Hit-And-Run

More details are coming to light about the circumstances surrounding Suge Knight's fatal hit-and-run. According to TMZ, sources close to Knight say that he was…
James Rettig | February 10, 2015 - 9:21 am

Suge Knight Charged With Murder, Attempted Murder

Suge Knight has been charged in the fatal hit-and-run incident that occurred last week in Compton. He is charged with one count of murder, one…
James Rettig | February 2, 2015 - 7:09 pm

Suge Knight Allegedly Killed A Man In A Hit-And-Run On A Movie Set

TMZ reports that Suge Knight ran over and killed a man earlier today on a film set in Compton. After a fight broke out between…
James Rettig | January 29, 2015 - 8:42 pm