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Suge Knight & Katt Williams Are In Trouble With The Law Again

October 30th, 2014 9:15am EDT
Suge Knight & Katt Williams Arrested For Stealing A Camera
Hip hop star Suge Knight and comedian Katt Williams have been arrested for allegedly stealing a paparazzo's camera back in September. On Wednesday, Knight was taken into custody in Las Vegas, Nevada, while Williams was arrested while appearing in court on a separate case. Both have been charged with one count of robbery.

The pair reportedly took a camera belonging to a female photographer after they chased her down in alley in Beverly Hills, Calif. She had taken photos of them after leaving a recording studio, Sgt. Max Subin told the Los Angeles Times.

It took officials a few weeks to bui...
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NYPD 'Hip-Hop Police' Monitor Stars Such As Drake & Chris Brown

August 30th, 2014 5:07pm EDT
Drake
In the wake of Marion "Suge" Knight's shooting at a club in Los Angeles, a police force tasked with monitoring personal appearances by controversial hip-hop stars is stepping up its surveillance of hip-hop stars.

The elite squad is known as the "Hip-Hop Police" and reportedly focuses its work on musicians such as Lil Wayne, Young Jeezy, Fabolous, Wiz Khalifa, Fat Joe, Drake and Chris Brown.

The squad monitors rap concerts and nightclub appearances by those who allegedly cause trouble. According to the New York Post, law enforcement officials are increasing their efforts following the shoo...
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Suge Knight Recovers From Surgery Following Nightclub Shooting

August 25th, 2014 8:22am EDT
Suge Knight
Rap mogul Suge Knight is recovering from a nightclub incident over the weekend in which he was shot in the stomach and arm. Following surgery, his family said in a statement: "The family of Suge Knight ask that you keep Suge in your prayers and to stray away from the negativity portrayed by the media.

"Suge is currently resting and has lost a lot of blood, he's human. He's done a lot of things for the community and the culture as a whole so we ask that you respect that."

Knight, 49, was shot early Sunday morning at a pre-MTV Video Music Awards party at West Hollywood hot spot 1Oak nightcl...
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Producer Suge Knight Shot Multiple Times At Pre-VMA Party Hosted By Chris Brown

August 24th, 2014 2:17pm EDT
Producer Suge Knight Shot Multiple Times At Pre-VMA Party Hosted
Music producer Marion "Suge" Knight was shot Saturday night at a pre-MTV Video Music Awards party at West Hollywood hot spot 1Oak nightclub that was hosted by Chris Brown.

According to TMZ.com, knight was shot multiple times but left the club on his own, where he was seen outside getting into a police cruiser before being taken to the hospital by ambulance. The 49-year-old producer was reportedly hit in at least the stomach and in the arm.

Some eyewitnesses claim that four shots were fired, while others say it was five shots, so we're not exactly sure about the details considering TMZ's c...
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Suge Knight Questions Whether Tupac Shakur Is Really Dead

April 21st, 2012 4:00pm EDT
Tupac Shakur
Rap mogul Marion 'Suge' Knight has fuelled conspiracy theories suggesting Tupac Shakur is still alive - reminding fans that no one saw the hip-hop icon dead.

Knight made the comments about Pac during a radio chat in Los Angeles on Friday, just five days after his rap rivals Snoop Dogg and Dr. Dre wowed fans at the Coachella festival by projecting a hologram of Shakur onstage during their headlining set on Sunday.

And, with the world talking about the supposedly slain rap superstar again, Knight has taken the opportunity to suggest his old pal is alive, well and in hiding.

The fallen rap ...
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This Week's Shining & Falling Stars: Russell Brand And Suge Knight

February 10th, 2012 2:27pm EST
Russell Brand
Shining star - Russell Brand: The British comedian shows Starpulse he's more than just a funny man through his "amicable" divorce to Katy Perry.

A judge has granted the pop princess and king of comedy a divorce this week, although it won't be finalized until July.

Reports indicate, Brand filed the final divorce docs Wednesday, and reportedly doesn't want a single penny from his wealthy wife. Now I don't know about you, but this guy is a class act! Perry made a whopping $44 million between May 2010 and May 2011, according to Forbes, utterly out-earning Brand. And because the two didn't sig...
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Suge Knight Arrested

February 9th, 2012 3:24pm EST
Suge Knight
Rap mogul Suge Knight was taken into custody by Las Vegas cops on Wednesday after they discovered an outstanding warrant on his record during a traffic stop.

Knight was pulled over by police for making an unsafe lane change and while reviewing his details, the cops were alerted to a request for his immediate arrest stemming from minor traffic violations.

The 46 year old, who was also found to be carrying marijuana, was taken to a nearby jail for processing and released.

According to TMZ.com, the Death Row Records co-founder is currently under three-years unsupervised probation for drivin...
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Suge Knight Documentary In The Works

September 28th, 2011 2:24pm EDT
Suge Knight
The life of rap mogul Marion 'Suge' Knight is to be the focus of a new documentary by Training Day director Antoine Fuqua.

The film will tell the story of the controversial Death Row Records co-founder covering his rise to fame, his time at the record label and the music era during his heyday.

The project is to be produced for Showtime network and Knight's new company Black Kapital will be in charge of the film's soundtrack, according to Deadline.com.

Fuqua had been due to work on a biopic of hip-hop legend Tupac Shakur, but he exited the project earlier this year.
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Suge Knight Sentenced To Three Years' Probation

August 21st, 2011 6:29pm EDT
Marion 'Suge' Knight
Rap mogul Marion 'Suge' Knight has been sentenced to three years' probation for driving on a suspended license.

The former Death Row Records boss' truck was impounded in February after cops stopped him in Beverly Hills, Los Angeles and realized he didn't have a legal license.

Knight pleaded no contest to the charge and he's now been sentenced to 36 months unsupervised probation, reports TMZ.com.

It's not the first time the hip-hop heavyweight has driven into legal trouble - he spent a night behind bars last December after he failed to show up at court in relation to a charge of driving o...
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Suge Knight Involved In Casino Brawl

March 16th, 2011 8:58am EDT
Suge Knight
Rap mogul Marion 'Suge' Knight was involved in a brawl at a Las Vegas casino over the weekend after a man allegedly challenged him to a fight.

The Death Row Records founder was at the Aria Hotel and Casino in Sin City in the early hours of Saturday morning when an unnamed reveler allegedly approached him and taunted, "I can take you."

A video posted on TMZ.com purportedly shows Knight attempting to swing punches at the man as onlookers tried in vain to calm the situation. The clash was eventually broken up and a friend of Knight's can be heard saying, "He good man, let's go. He good, he...
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Kanye West Wins 'Stronger' Battle

March 7th, 2011 8:03am EST
Kanye West
Kanye West has emerged victorious in a court battle over his hit track Stronger after a judge threw out a lawsuit.

Songwriter/producer Vincent 'Vince P.' Peters filed suit against West last year, alleging the rapper copied chunks from his own composition, also named Stronger, which he alleges was written in 2006.

Peters claims he gave music manager John Monopoly, one of West's business associates, a copy of the song during a meeting in 2006, and was stunned when the star's Grammy-winning version appeared the following year.

Nevertheless, a judge at a court in Illinois has now ruled in...
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Kanye West & Suge Knight Settle Legal Issues Out of Court

March 6th, 2011 12:25pm EST
Kanye West
Kanye West and rap mogul Suge Knight have reached an out-of-court settlement over a longrunning legal battle stemming from a 2005 shooting at a Florida party.

Death Row Records founder Knight demanded more than $1 million in damages and took West to court after the incident, in which he was shot in the leg, claiming he would not have been injured if the Stronger hitmaker had hired better security for the bash.

The case was thrown out of court in November after a Miami judge ruled there was insufficient evidence to prove the shooting could have been prevented. But Knight filed new papers i...
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Suge Knight In Trouble Again

December 5th, 2010 2:00pm EST
Suge Knight
Embattled rap mogul Marion 'Suge' Knight spent Friday night behind bars after a warrant was issued for his arrest for failing to appear in a Los Angeles court.

The former Death Row Records' CEO was expected to show for a hearing on November 23 in relation to a charge of driving on a suspended license and running a stop sign in September.

But he skipped the court appearance and a $40,000 bench warrant was subsequently issued for his detention, according to TMZ.com.

Cops took him into custody late on Friday and he was booked at the West Hollywood police station shortly afterwards.

He was ...
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'Suge' Knight Loses Legal Battle To Kanye West

November 5th, 2010 1:30pm EDT
Kanye West
Hip-hop mogul Marion 'Suge' Knight has lost his long running legal battle with Kanye West over a shooting at a Florida nightclub in 2005.

Knight sued the Stronger hitmaker over allegations he was shot in the leg during a robbery at a party hosted by the star in Miami Beach five years ago.

He claimed West was responsible for the incident because he should have increased security at the venue to stop a gun being smuggled in, and demanded more than $1 million in damages.

A judge in Miami threw out the lawsuit on Thursday after concluding there was not enough evidence to prove the shootin...
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Meditation Fails To Resolve Kanye West & Suge Knight Battle

August 28th, 2010 11:36am EDT
Kanye West
A mediation session aimed at resolving a lengthy legal battle between Kanye West and Marion "Suge" Knight has failed - neither side could reach an agreement in the ongoing case.

The "Stronger" hitmaker is embroiled in a long-running dispute with the hip-hop mogul, who sued West over claims he was shot and robbed at a party hosted by the rapper in Miami, Florida in 2005.

Knight alleges the star should have provided better security checks to stop a gun being smuggled into the venue.

A mediation hearing was held in Miami, Florida, on Thursday in a bid to resolve the lawsuit, with West takin...
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Suge Knight Wanted By The Police

July 7th, 2010 8:33am EDT
Suge Knight
Hip-hop mogul Marion 'Suge' Knight is wanted by police after allegedly skipping a court hearing last week.

The former Death Row Records boss was due to appear in court in Los Angeles in relation to a charge of driving on a suspended license, according to court documents obtained by TMZ.com.

The website reports Knight never showed up for the hearing and is now facing arrest.

It is the latest in a long line of legal problems the star has faced in recent months - Knight was arrested in May on suspicion of assault with a deadly weapon, and late last month he was given a restraining order ...
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Suge Knight Involved In Murder Plot

May 25th, 2010 9:12pm EDT
Suge Knight
Troubled hip-hop mogul Marion 'Suge' Knight has been ordered to stay away from a Los Angeles-based associate amid allegations he threatened to have the man killed.

The complainant, whose identity has not been released, filed papers in Los Angeles County Superior Court on Monday asking a judge to grant him a restraining order to keep Knight at a distance.

In the legal documents, he claims Knight "had 8 guys come to my house and told them to get me or kill me."

The alleged incident is said to have taken place on Friday, just a day after Knight was released on bail following a confrontation...
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'Suge' Knight Arrested Again

May 20th, 2010 12:18pm EDT
Suge Knight
Hip-hop mogul Marion 'Suge' Knight is back behind bars after he was arrested in the early hours of Thursday morning. The former Death Row Records boss was reportedly pulled over by cops in his Cadillac Escalade in Los Angeles, and taken into custody.

TMZ.com is reporting Knight was arrested for assault involving a firearm, but there was no official confirmation as WENN went to press. The website claims he was also taken in for driving with a suspended license, while AllHipHop.com reports Knight was wanted by cops for questioning over an alleged assault on rapper Yukmouth in March.

The f...
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Judge Dismisses Notorious B.I.G's Wrongful Death Suit

April 16th, 2010 2:38pm EDT
Notorious BIG
A wrongful death lawsuit filed by the mother of the late Notorious B.I.G. against the Los Angeles Police Department has been thrown out of court, eight years after the complaint was originally lodged.

The rap great, real name Christopher Wallace, was shot dead in Los Angeles in 1997, aged just 24. His murder has never been solved, despite witness reports and a plethora of conspiracy theories linking his death to the murder of rap rival Tupac Shakur, who was killed in September, 1996.

His mother Voletta Wallace blamed L.A. city officials and the LAPD for her son's tragic death and filed su...
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Kanye West & Suge Knight To Face Off In Court

April 8th, 2010 12:34pm EDT
Suge Knight
Rap heavyweights Kanye West and Marion 'Suge' Knight are set to meet in court over a shooting incident at a Miami Beach, Florida party.

Death Row Records founder Knight claims party host West and the owners of the Shore Club failed to provide adequate security at the star-studded 2005 bash, where he was shot in the leg. Police investigating the incident still haven't been able to identify who fired the shot and no one has ever been arrested.

So Knight has taken aim at West and the club owners and is seeking damages of over $1 million to cover his medical bills and the cost of replacing ...
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Suge Knight Involved In Car Crash, Loses Couple Of Teeth

March 31st, 2010 10:00am EDT
Suge Knight
Marion 'Suge' Knight's ongoing legal spat with Kanye West has been delayed after the mogul was forced to miss a court date following a serious car accident.

The former Death Row Records boss is suing the Stronger rapper over a 2005 incident when he was allegedly shot in the leg and robbed at an event hosted by West. He was due to arrive in Miami, Florida last week for a deposition in the case but was forced to skip the date because of his injuries.

His lawyer Marc Brumer tells the Miami New Times, "He was in a pretty serious car accident. He lost a couple of teeth, he's in pain, and he ...
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Suge Knight In Hot Water Again

March 23rd, 2010 9:19pm EDT
Knight,_Suge
Fallen hip-hop mogul Marion 'Suge' Knight is wanted for questioning by police after allegedly beating up and robbing rap star Yukmouth.

Reports suggest the former Death Row Records' CEO beat up the rapper on Monday night before stealing jewelry from him at a supermarket in California's San Fernando Valley area.

Cops now want to question Knight and members of his entourage about the incident, reports TMZ.com.

The website reports there is a previous misdemeanor warrant out for his arrest

Just two years ago, Knight was arrested in Las Vegas on assault and domestic violence charges.

The fo...
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Marion 'Suge' Knight's Financial Problems Pile Up

March 6th, 2010 2:00pm EST
Suge Knight
Beleaguered rap mogul Marion 'Suge' Knight's money woes continue to mount - U.S. government officials have demanded he pay more than $6 million in unpaid taxes from 1996. The former Death Row Records' boss had a tax lien filed against him in 2003, stating he had not paid the $6,578,696 bill he owed for earnings made seven years earlier.

He failed to hand over the staggering amount, forcing the government to re-file the claim in January this year, according to TMZ.com.

It's not the first of Knight's money troubles - he put his Las Vegas property up for sale in August after filing for ban...
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Zachary Quinto Takes A Hostage, VenetianPrincess Does Taylor Swift, Batman, Suge Knight & More (Videos)

September 4th, 2009 3:19pm EDT
Zachary Quinto Takes A Hostage, VenetianPrincess Does Taylor Swi
Watch some videos and clips of the latest funny, informative, viral, WTF, FAIL, and other time-wasting stuff that we gathered from around the web today. Check 'em all out!

Funny or Die's latest, "HOSTAGE: A Love Story with Zachary Quinto" (contains strong language)...

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VenetianPrincess parodies Taylor Swift's "You Belong With Me":

"You Belong With Me" ('Just A Zombie'):

Check out the latest video of The Script from their recent appearance at V Festival. The band was filmed on their way to the show, as well as backstage and on stage during t...
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Suge Knight Avoids Jail After Beating Girlfriend

February 19th, 2009 5:30pm EST
Marion
Fallen rap mogul Marion 'Suge' Knight has been fined and sentenced to community service and violence counseling, after pleading guilty to beating his girlfriend.

Just two days after the former Death Row boss was attacked himself in a hotel brawl, Knight appeared in court in Las Vegas on Wednesday, to complete a plea deal that keeps him out of jail.

Knight pleaded guilty to misdemeanor domestic battery and authorities agreed to drop two felony drug possession charges and one felony coercion charge.

According to local reports, the felony charges were dropped because Knight's gi...
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Pulse Patrol: The Weakly Round-Up Of User Comments

November 25th, 2008 10:30am EST
Pulse Patrol
Each week the editors at Starpulse will be highlighting the best responses and remarks to news stories and celebrity topics that we've come across.

News Highlights = This week's most rousing and humorous annotations were made on the latest stories on another annoying celebrity baby name, Juliette Lewis’ Fashion Risk , and Pamela Anderson’s list of demands to the New President, as well as a story about Ron Howard’s on going feud with the Catholics.

Topic Highlights = There were some welcoming and agreeable remarks made about Paula Abdul, Barack Obama and “Raper” Lil Boosie however,...
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A Quick Look At Some Top Rap Feuds

August 22nd, 2008 9:12am EDT
Eminem
The music industry has always thrived on fabricated competition to generate publicity; The Beatles vs. The Rolling Stones, The Beatles vs. Elvis Presley, Madonna vs. Cyndi Lauper, Nirvana vs. Pearl Jam, and Jonas Brothers vs. Tokio Hotel, are all apt examples of this. In comparison to the examples given here however, competition is never more prevalent than in the Hip Hop arena. It is a platform where the verbal expression of ego driven beefs and putdowns have now become part of the art itself upon which success thrives. Whether recorded or done on video, it sets Rap music apart from a...
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Slideshow: Celebrities We Wouldn't Want To Make Angry

August 15th, 2008 11:39am EDT
Tom Cruise
Not all celebrities are nice and friendly. In fact, some of them scare us! Take a look at famous people who we wouldn't want mad at us and our reasons why...

Naomi Campbell

Reason: There are plenty

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Charlie Sheen & Denise Richards

Reason: Charlie to Denise: "I hope you and your worthless retarded father get cancer and join your stupid mom. Rot in hell you whore"

Denise to Charlie: "I don't want your prostitute-tranny-infested sperm."

Miley Cyrus

Reason: She'll make fu...
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New Death Row Owners Sued For $25 Million

July 17th, 2008 6:00pm EDT
Dr. Dre
The new owners of rap mogul Marion 'Suge' Knight's Death Row Records are facing a multi-million dollar lawsuit - over claims the purchase of the company was mired in deceit.

Susan Berg's Global Music Group purchased the failing form for $25 million at auction last month - seeing off competition from music industry heavyweights Warner Music Group to pick up the company Knight founded in 1991.

But now venture capitalist Ron Goldberg - who had also prepared a bid for Death Row - has come forward, filing legal papers accusing Global Music Group president Anthony Marotta of conspirin...
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Celebrity Birthdays, April 19

April 19th, 2007 3:00am EDT
Kate Hudson
Happy Birthday to Russian tennis phenom Maria Sharapova (1987), "Maria, Full of Grace" star Catalina Sandino Moreno (1981), "Star Wars" Episode II and III actor Hayden Christensen (1981), "Almost Famous" star Kate Hudson (1979), "Tristan & Isolde" star James Franco (1978), Puerto Rican singer Luis Miguel (1970), actress Ashley Judd (1968), singer/songwriter Dar Williams (1967), record producer Suge Knight (1965), "Rocky Horror Picture Show" star Tim Curry (1946), P Funk keyboardist Bernie Worrell (1944), American actress Elinor Donahue (1937), "Arthur" star Dudley Moore (1935; d. 2002), scr...
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