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Michel’le Opens Up About Her Abusive Relationship With Dr. Dre

The Huffington Post | Brennan Williams | Posted 10.07.2016 | Black Voices

Michel’le wants to clear up any misconceptions or rumors about her past relationships with the network debut of her biopic “Surviving Compton: Dre...

A Jailhouse Snitch Alleges He Was Sent To Set Up Suge Knight

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grim | Posted 07.13.2016 | Politics

LOS ANGELES ― A prolific jailhouse informant who has worked inside county jails here said that he was ordered by a Los Angeles County sheriff to cre...

Suge Knight Sues Chris Brown Over 2014 Los Angeles Club Shooting

Reuters | Brennan Williams | Posted 06.29.2016 | Black Voices

Former rap music producer Marion "Suge" Knight sued singer Chris Brown on Monday in connection with a shooting at a West Hollywood nightclub in 2014 t...

Documentary Claims Diddy Was Behind Tupac's Murder

The Huffington Post | Todd Van Luling | Posted 02.09.2016 | Entertainment

The Los Angeles Police Department has solved the murders of rappers Christopher "Biggie Smalls" Wallace and Tupac Shakur, according to a documentary f...

Becoming Suge Knight: How A Mayor’s Son Became A Breakout Star Of 'Straight Outta Compton'

Man's Life | Brennan Williams | Posted 09.15.2015 | Black Voices

Veteran entertainment journalist Karu F. Daniels catches up and chronicles the journey of R. Marcos Taylor, the surprising scene-stealer of the box of...

'Welcome To Death Row' Movie Set To Start Production As N.W.A.'s Aftermath Story

VIBE | Brennan Williams | Posted 09.03.2015 | Black Voices

On the heels of Straight Outta Compton’s massive success at the box office, with a whooping $141 million earn for Universal, the West Coast rap game...

10 Things I Learned from "Straight Outta Compton"

Elizabeth Ann Thompson | Posted 08.18.2016 | Entertainment
Elizabeth Ann Thompson

I saw Straight Outta Compton on opening day. Here are 10 things I learned:

Suge Knight's Horrible Eazy-E AIDS Joke Resurfaces

The Huffington Post | Simon McCormack | Posted 08.17.2015 | Black Voices

Rap impresario Suge Knight should have left the jokes to Jimmy Kimmel. in a 2003 interview on "Jimmy Kimmel Live," Knight made a poor attempt at a jo...

Straight Outta Compton

Dwight Brown | Posted 08.07.2016 | Entertainment
Dwight Brown

Straight Outta Compton isn't some chump change indie movie about the rap group NWA. Nor is it a should-have-gone-straight-to-DVD after-thought about hip-hop culture. This is an Oscar-caliber film. This movie is a monster. It's big!

Ice Cube And Dr. Dre Open Up About Suge Knight's Murder Charges

The Huffington Post | Erin Whitney | Posted 07.22.2015 | Entertainment

Earlier this year, Universal's N.W.A. biopic, "Straight Outta Compton," became involved in a real-life murder case. Now, the film's producers and orig...

Groundhog Day

Francis Levy | Posted 06.04.2016 | Arts
Francis Levy

Modernity is ubiquitous. There's little way of escaping it, unless you're convicted of something and become an uncooperative prisoner. Then you will be put in solitary confinement, still a widely used form of punishment, which has little to commend it beyond the fact that it so steadfastly avoids the notion of progress.

Widow Files Wrongful Death Lawsuit Against Suge Knight, Dr. Dre And Ice Cube

Reuters | Posted 06.04.2016 | Black Voices

June 4 (Reuters) - A widow has filed a wrongful death lawsuit against Marion "Suge" Knight, accusing the rap mogul of carelessly striking and killin...

Suge Knight Hires Michael Jackson Ex-Attorney In California Murder Trial

Reuters | Posted 05.29.2016 | Black Voices

LOS ANGELES, May 29 (Reuters) - One-time rap mogul Marion "Suge" Knight formally changed his attorney on Friday in the murder case against him, brin...

Suge Knight Refuses To Attend Court Hearing On Robbery Charges

Reuters | Posted 05.27.2016 | Black Voices

LOS ANGELES, May 27 (Reuters) - Rap mogul Marion "Suge" Knight refused to leave his jail cell to attend a court hearing on robbery charges on Wednes...

Suge Knight Hopeful Floyd Mayweather Will Help Pay Bail

Reuters | Posted 06.30.2015 | Black Voices

By Dana Feldman LOS ANGELES, April 30 (Reuters) - A Los Angeles judge declined on Thursday to lower the $10 million bail for one-time ...

Judge Orders Rap Mogul Suge Knight To Stand Trial For Murder

Reuters | Posted 06.16.2015 | Black Voices

(Updates with Knight sent to hospital) By Alex Dobuzinskis LOS ANGELES, April 16 (Reuters) - A Los Angeles judge on Thu...

Witness: 'I Will Not Be Used To Send Suge Knight To Prison'

Reuters | Posted 06.13.2015 | Black Voices

By Daina Beth Solomon LOS ANGELES, April 13 (Reuters) - A key witness in the hit-and-run murder case against Marion "Suge" Knight told...

Suge Knight Collapses In Court After Judge Sets Bail At $25 Million

Reuters | Michael Fleeman | Posted 03.25.2015 | Black Voices

(Reuters) - A judge set bail on Friday at $25 million for Suge Knight in a murder case, agreeing on the amount requested by prosecutors who had descri...

The Ballad of Bobby Shmurda

Francis Levy | Posted 05.06.2015 | Arts
Francis Levy

When rappers become too established and successful they run the risk of losing their outlaw credibility. Queen Latifah is an obvious example of that phenomenon. When they go too far in trying to uphold a legend, they end up dead like Tupac or in jail.

Suge Knight Arrest Again Reinforces Thug Image of Black Males

Earl Ofari Hutchinson | Posted 04.06.2015 | Black Voices
Earl Ofari Hutchinson

This is a hard and terrible price that many black males must pay for the thuggish image that rap exploiters such as a Knight have capitalized on. It's even worse when some go the extra step and become killers themselves.

Suge Knight Involved In Fatal Hit-And-Run

The Huffington Post | Alana Horowitz & Andrew Hart & Kelly Chen | Posted 01.30.2015 | Entertainment

Hip-hop producer and mogul Marion "Suge" Knight was the driver in a fatal hit-and-run in Compton, California, on Thursday afternoon, his lawyer confir...

REPORT: Suge Knight Fatally Ran Over A Man With His Car

TMZ | Posted 01.29.2015 | Entertainment

Suge Knight got into a fight on the set of a film project in Compton, and ran over a man and we're told the victim is dead....

Suge Knight And Katt Williams Arrested

The Huffington Post | Michael McLaughlin | Posted 10.29.2014 | Crime

Hip-hop mogul Marion "Suge" Knight and comedian Micah "Katt" Williams have been arrested for allegedly stealing a camera from a celebrity photographer...

Suge Knight Shot At Chris Brown's Pre-VMA Party, TMZ Reports

The Huffington Post | Lauren Duca | Posted 08.24.2014 | Entertainment

TMZ reports that Suge Knight was shot multiple times at a pre-VMA party hosted by Chris Brown at 1Oak early morning Sunday, August 24. Family sources ...

ReThink Review: Reincarnated -- In Like a Dogg, Out Like a Lion

Jonathan Kim | Posted 05.14.2013 | Entertainment
Jonathan Kim

Snoop's life and career that brought him to this point is a totally fascinating one that speaks volumes about modern America, the black experience, the growth of an artist, and a uniquely American form of music.