Marion

  1. Suge Knight's Lawsuit Against Kanye West Tossed

    November 05, 2010 12:00 AM EDT A federal judge in Miami has tossed out a lawsuit filed by rap mogul Marion "Suge" Knight against hip-hop star Kanye West over a 2005 shooting. Knight was seeking more than $1 million in damages from West. Knight was shot in the leg at a ...

  2. Suge Knight, Kanye Can't Mediate Shooting Lawsuit

    August 27, 2010 12:00 AM EDT A mediation session meant to resolve a lawsuit filed by rap mogul Marion "Suge" Knight against hip-hop star Kanye West was not successful. Knight's attorney, Marc Brumer, says the two sides did not reach an agreement during Thursday ...

  3. Suge Knight, Kanye West Face Off Over Lawsuit

    June 21, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Marion "Suge" Knight and Kanye West faced off over a beef involving a bullet - with a conference table between them. The two rap titans were there for West to answer questions about a celebrity-packed Miami Beach party where an unknown g ...

  4. Web Trends: Suge Knight, Miley Cyrus, Axl Rose and More

    May 20, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Google Trends (as of 4pm) 5. Rio Tinto Stadium Paul McCartney will play his first concert ever in the state of Utah on July 13th at the Rio Tinto Stadium according to a Salt Lake City Tribune report. 16. Suge Knight Marion "Suge" Knight ...

  5. Suge Knight Vs. Kanye In Florida Courtroom

    April 08, 2010 12:00 AM EDT A rap music smackdown looms in a federal courtroom between oft-troubled impresario Marion "Suge" Knight and Kanye West over a shooting at a star-studded Miami Beach party. Knight, founder of Death Row Records, was shot in the right leg i ...

  6. Death Row Goes Back On The Auction Block

    January 08, 2009 12:00 AM EST The assets of Death Row Records, once the thriving home to artists such as Tupac Shakur and Snoop Dogg, are going back on the auction block Jan. 15 as part of a Chapter 11 proceeding. Death Row initially filed for Chapter 11 protection in April 20 ...

  7. 'Suge' Knight Facing Drug, Battery Charges

    November 18, 2008 12:00 AM EST Hip-hop mogul Marion "Suge" Knight is facing felony drug charges and a misdemeanor battery charge in Las Vegas. The Clark County district attorney's office filed the charges in Las Vegas Justice Court late Friday. Knight's atto ...

  8. 'Suge' Knight Busted For Assault, Drugs In Vegas

    August 27, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Police say rap music mogul Marion "Suge" Knight is in a Las Vegas jail on drug and assault charges after he was accused of beating his girlfriend while brandishing a knife. The 43-year-old Knight was arrested today (Aug. 27) on charges o ...

  9. Global Music Group Acquires Death Row Assets

    June 26, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Global Music Group, a Tennessee-based independent label, has acquired Death Row Records and could release a new Tupac Shakur album this year. Susan Berg, the label's owner, purchased the historic hip-hop label for $25 million yesterday (June ...

  10. Dr. Dre Seeking Death Row Documents

    February 09, 2008 12:00 AM EST Dr. Dre wants to investigate Death Row Records Inc. to determine how much the record company owes him for unpaid royalties from sales of his records. Dr. Dre, whose real name is Andre Young, has already tried to sue the record label for royalties ...

  11. WMG Makes $25 Million Bid For Death Row Assets

    February 05, 2008 12:00 AM EST Death Row Records wants to sell its music-related assets, including the rights to recordings from rappers Tupac Shakur, Dr. Dre and Snoop Dogg, for $25 million to Warner Music Group Corp., subject to higher bids at an auction. The court-appointed ...

  12. Skynyrd, Williams Plot '08 Run

    January 25, 2008 12:00 AM EST Lynyrd Skynyrd and Hank Williams, Jr., will reprise their successful Rowdy Frynds tour this year, beginning April 4 at the Giants Center in Hershey, Pa. Twenty dates are on the books, with Red Mountain Entertainment and Blue Deuce Entertainment on ...

  13. Dr. Dre Sues Death Row Over Album Rights

    August 20, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Rapper and music producer Dr. Dre filed a lawsuit in bankruptcy court against defunct label Death Row Records over who owns the rights to the 1992 album "The Chronic." Dr. Dre, whose real name is Andre Young, alleges in the suit that he ...

  14. Judge Orders Bankruptcy Takeover Of Death Row

    July 10, 2006 12:00 AM EDT A federal judge on Friday (July 7) ordered a bankruptcy trustee takeover of Marion "Suge" Knight's Death Row Records, saying the record label has undergone gross mismanagement. A federal judge on Friday (July 7) ordered a bankruptcy ...

  15. 'Suge' Knight, Death Row File For Bankruptcy

    April 04, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Debts total more than $120 million. Marion "Suge" Knight Jr. and Death Row Records filed petitions for bankruptcy today (April 4) avoiding more than $120 million in debts and the threat of a California judge ordering a court officer to t ...

  16. 'Suge' Knight Shot In Leg

    August 28, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Hit at VMA party hosted by Kanye West. Rap mogul Marion "Suge" Knight was shot in the leg early Sunday morning (Aug. 28) during a party hosted by Grammy-winning hip hop artist Kanye West, police said. Knight, 40, was hospitalized in good ...

  17. Suge Knight Ordered To Pay $107M

    April 05, 2005 12:00 AM EDT A judge has ordered Marion "Suge" Knight to pay $107 million to a woman who claims she helped the rap mogul start Death Row Records, ruling that Knight and his lawyers failed to answer questions and p LOS ANGELES (AP) -- A judge has orde ...

  18. Suge Knight Ordered To Pay $107M

    March 30, 2005 12:00 AM EST Judgment involves establishment of Death Row. LOS ANGELES (AP) -- A judge has ordered Marion "Suge" Knight to pay $107 million to a woman who claims she helped the rap mogul start Death Row Records, ruling that Knight and his lawyers fai ...

  19. Death Row's Knight Settles Legal Fee Dispute

    July 12, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Death Row Records, known these days as Tha Row Records, and owner Marion "Suge" Knight have settled a lawsuit filed last year by an L.A. law firm that claimed the rap label owed it more than $550,000 LOS ANGELES -- Death Row Records, kno ...

  20. Phil Spector Sues Robert Shapiro Over $1.5M Retainer

    July 12, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Producer Phil Spector has filed suit against his former attorney and longtime friend Robert Shapiro, in an attempt to reclaim a $1.5 million retainer Shapiro took when he represented Spector in his on Phil Spector Sues Robert Shapiro Over $1.5M Re ...

  21. Suge Knight Released From Prison

    April 23, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Death Row Records founder Marion "Suge" Knight has been released from a California prison after serving 10 months for violating his parole on a 1997 assault conviction. Death Row Records founder Marion "Suge" Knight has been re ...