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Marion “Suge” Knight

Straight Outta Compton: Film Tied to Alleged Murder Debuts New Trailer

“Straight Outta Compton,” the film that documents the rise of “gangsta” rap, makes its debut in a new redband trailer, only days after a clash on the movie’s set that left one man dead, another injured and rap mogul “Suge” Knight facing murder charges. The biopic, directed by F. Gary Gray, depicts the rise and fall N.W.A, whose members included Eazy-E, Dr. Dre, Ice Cube, MC Ren and DJ Yella. The films stars Jason Mitchell (Eazy-E), Corey Hawkins (Dr. Dre), O’Shea Jackson Jr. (Ice Cube), Aldis Hodge (MC Ren) and Neil Brown, Jr. (DJ Yella)....

Marion Suge Knight Jailed in Hit & Run, Charged With Murder, $2M Bail

Marion “Suge” Knight, once the king of rap and hip-hop, is in jail this morning facing a murder charge for allegedly driving over two men at a film set in Compton and fleeing the scene. One of the men died; the other has survivable injuries. Knight turned himself into the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department’s West Hollywood substation at around 12:30 am and his bail was set at $2 million, according to press reports. For Knight, 49, the arrest marks another downturn in a long career that began at the dawn of rap music. ...
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New Evidence in Biggie Smalls Murder Points to Ex-LA Cop

Rapper Christopher Wallace, better known as Biggie Smalls and "The Notorious B.I.G." was gunned down by an armor-piercing 9mm bullet, according to newly released FBI files. The evidence raises questions, once again, about the possible involvement of a corrupt police officer in the murder....