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  • Risks behind the camera make 'Biggie' riveting

    When Nick Broomfield's documentary "Biggie & Tupac" screened at Sundance last January, it wasn't just one of the best films at the festival, it was one of the better documentaries I'd seen in years. A gripping investigation into the murders of rap...
  • Death Row Records founder out of prison after 5 years

    After five years behind bars, rap music mogul Marion "Suge" Knight is back on the streets. The burly founder of Death Row Records walked out of a Portland, Ore., prison Monday morning and hopped on a plane headed for Los Angeles. "I'm stress-free," said...
  • As Associates Fall, Is 'Suge' Knight Next?

    Someone is gunning for Marion "Suge" Knight. The head of Death Row Records grew famous glamorizing gang violence. He called his artists "inmates." His company logo depicted a hooded convict strapped into an electric chair. His producers grafted violent...
  • 'Suge' Knight link is alleged

    Police are investigating allegations that rap producer Marion "Suge" Knight was involved in an assault on onetime partner Dr. Dre, law enforcement sources said Tuesday. Knight has denied any involvement in the incident in which a man struck Dre twice...
  • Man wins suit against record label

    A jury has ordered Death Row Records to pay $162,000 in damages to a Los Angeles man who had accused label owner Marion "Suge" Knight and his security team of attacking him at a local recording studio. Dwayne H. Baudy, who had surgery for a ruptured disc...
  • Knight associate to go on trial

    Timothy "Timmy Roo" McDonald did not fire his gun that day. Even the sheriff's deputies who arrested him agree to that. The case against McDonald, an employee of rap mogul Marion "Suge" Knight, hinges on whether he was getting ready to pull the trigger...
  • Rap mogul's lawyers contend detective lied

    Contending that a Las Vegas police detective lied under oath, lawyers for Marion "Suge" Knight have filed a motion to set aside a probation violation finding against the rap mogul. The motion, filed late Friday in Los Angeles Superior Court, is based...
  • They sure figured something out

    Jimmy Iovine, whose credits as a record producer and engineer range from John Lennon to U2, still winces at the humiliation of being turned down by everyone he approached in 1989 to invest in the record company he wanted to start. "People took my calls...
  • 'Suge' Knight's rap: Death Row owner offers his views from prison

    Two years ago, Death Row Records owner Marion "Suge" Knight and Seagram Co. Chairman Edgar Bronfman Jr. sat together listening to rap music in the back of a parked limo in Santa Monica. Bronfman smiled politely and told Knight how much he looked forward...
  • At Time Warner, profits from the rap music it rejected

    Rap critics rejoiced six months ago when Time Warner Inc. dumped Interscope Records, proclaiming it a victory in their crusade to ban violent and sexually degrading music in the U.S. But gangsta rap is still a thriving business, and anyone who doubts...
  • Rapper Dr. Dre to part ways with Death Row, start new record label

    In a move that will reorder the architecture of the rap music business, rap star Dr. Dre, the top producer in the booming hip-hop music market, is splitting with Death Row Records, the controversial record label he co-founded four years ago with partner...
  • Mother of slain rapper Shakur sues his label

    The mother of rap star Tupac Shakur sued Death Row Records for fraud Friday, accusing the company of bilking her son out of an estimated $1 million from sales of unauthorized merchandise. The lawsuit, filed by Afeni Shakur and New York attorney Richard...