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Suge Knight

1965-04-19 Compton, California, USA

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An American record producer, music executive, and a former replacement player as an American football defensive end for the Los Angeles Rams of the National Football League (NFL). He is the 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 probation violation charges in September 1996 and went bankrupt in 2006. In February 2015, Knight was charged with murder and attempted murder following a fatal hit-and-run in Compton, California. He pleaded not guilty to all charges. Known gang banger of at least two Blood gangs. Was driving the car that Tupac Shakur was shot in on September 7, 1996 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Tupac died six days later.


TMZ Presents: The Downfall of Diddy Self (voice) 2024-04-28
Who Killed Biggie and Tupac? Self (archive footage) 2022-08-14
BODR (Bacc On Death Row) Himself (archival footage) 2022-02-18
Last Man Standing: Suge Knight and the Murders of Biggie and Tupac Self (archive footage) 2021-07-02
Biggie: I Got a Story to Tell Self - Co-Founder, Death Row Records (archive footage) 2021-03-01
American Dream/American Knightmare Self 2018-12-21
Who Killed Tupac? Self (archive footage) 2017-11-21
One Night in Vegas Self 2010-09-07
Tupac Assassination Conspiracy Or Revenge Self 2009-01-12
Married to the Game: The Real Inside Story of Death Row Self 2009-11-10
Tupac | Live at the House of Blues Self 2005-10-04
Suge Knight: On The Real Death Row Story Himself 2001-05-05
Welcome to Death Row Self - CEO, Death Row Records (archive footage) 2001-09-25
Death Row Uncut Self (archive footage) 2000-07-11