Marion Hugh "Suge" Knight Jr. (/ ʃ ʊ ɡ /; born April 19, 1965) is an American former music executive and the co-founder and CEO of Death Row Records, who was a central figure in gangsta rap's catapult to massive commercialization.
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Marion Hugh "Suge" Knight, Jr. (born April 19, 1965) is the founder and chief executive officer of Black Kapital Records. He is the former CEO of Death Row Records. He worked with Tupac Shakur, Dr. Dre, Snoop Dogg and other rappers on the Death Row Record label.
Suge Knight: The Rise, Fall, and Rise of Death Row Records: The Story of Marion 'Suge' Knight, a Hard Hitting Study of One Man, One Company That Changed the Course of American Music Forever por Jake Brown, Amber Books, 1 de octubre de 2001, 218 páginas, ISBN 0-9702224-7-5; Biggie & Tupac. Dir. Nick Broomfield. Lafayette Films, 2002. Philips ...
Suge Knight Represents: Chronic 2000 (Still Smokin') is a compilation album released on May 4, 1999 by Death Row Records featuring performances by various artists, including 2Pac, Treach, Scarface, Tha Realest, Swoop G, Lil' C-Style, K-Ci, Soopafly, Jewell, Danny Boy, Outlawz, Daz Dillinger, Kurupt, E-40, Top Dogg, DJ Quik, and Miilkbone among others.No.TitleWriter (s)Producer (s)1."Chronic 2000" (performed by VK and ...Vanesha Knight Anthony Criss2."Gotta Love Gangsta's" (performed by Tha ...Jevon Jones Brad Jordan Richard SerrellDarryl "Big D" Harper3."Top Dogg Cindafella" (performed by Top ...Dana McCleese Hurby Azor4." Who Do U Believe In ?" (performed by ...Tupac Shakur Yafeu Fula
Suge Knight: The Rise, Fall, and Rise of Death Row Records: The Story of Marion 'Suge' Knight, a Hard Hitting Study of One Man, One Company That Changed the Course of American Music Forever by Jake Brown, Amber Books, October 1, 2001, 218 pages, ISBN 0-9702224-7-5; Biggie & Tupac. Dir. Nick Broomfield. Lafayette Films, 2`002. Philips, Chuck.
Death Row Records (formerly Future Shock and Tha Row) was an American record label founded in 1992 by Dr. Dre, Suge Knight, The D.O.C. and Dick Griffey. The label became a sensation by releasing multi-platinum hip-hop albums by West Coast-based artists such as Dr. Dre (The Chronic), Snoop Dogg (), Tha Dogg Pound (), and Tupac Shakur (All Eyez on Me) during the 1990s.YearAlbum information1992Dr. Dre – The Chronic Released: Decembe ...1993Snoop Doggy Dogg – Doggystyle Released ...1994Above the Rim Released: March 22, 1994 ...1994Murder Was The Case Released: October 15, ...
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"Suge" is the breakthrough hit by American rapper DaBaby, released as the lead single from his debut studio album Baby on Baby on April 23, 2019. It reached number seven on the US Billboard Hot 100. The song's title is a reference to former music executive Suge Knight. It was produced by JetsonMade and Pooh Beatz. The song was later nominated for Best Rap Performance and Best Rap Song at the 62nd Annual Grammy Awards. "Suge" was ranked as the 2nd best song of 2019 by Complex, and the 12th best b
"Suge" contains "throbbing production", a beat that sounds like "ticking drums and a croaking synth-bass". The chorus contains a "yeah, yeah" interjection, hence the subtitle of the song. The song's lyrics have been described as "brazenly confident", with DaBaby rapping about keeping $32,000 in one of his pockets, paired with "powerful vocal delivery, clever bars, and an oversize personality".
The Washington Post said the song "showcases DaBaby's versatility" in sounding "suave" and then being able to "flip the switch". Noisey called the track "one of the album's best singles and a restless mess of lines", adding that DaBaby "free associates in a way that feels like Young Thug".
"Suge" debuted on the US Billboard Hot 100 at number 87 during the week of April 13, 2019, becoming DaBaby's first Hot 100 entry. Suge continued to climb the Hot 100 over the next several weeks, and has since peaked at number seven on the chart and at number three on the Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs chart. On June 23, 2019, the single was certified platinum by the Recording Industry Association of America for sales of over a million digital copies in the United States.
The music video for "Suge" was released on March 4, 2019. It features DaBaby in a variety of roles, including a mailman, Suge Knight, and dancing in an office. The video also features an excerpt from the intro song to his previous album, "Taking It Out".
On August 8, American rapper Joyner Lucas and Canadian rapper Tory Lanez ended their feud that started in 2018 by releasing a remix of the song together. Nicki Minaj also made a non-official remix of the song premiering on her show, Queen Radio and also a snippet of her verse in an Instagram page.
May 27, 2020 · Suge Knight is a rap industry businessman who is the co-founder of Death Row Records, having worked with Dr. Dre, Snoop Dogg and Tupac Shakur.
Suge Knight married Sharitha Golden, his first wife, sometime in the 90s. In 1999, he married R&B singer Michel’le Denise. In 2002, their daughter, Bailei, was born. Their marriage lasted for six years. Eventually, Michel’le accused Knight of fraud and claimed that he had hidden his first marriage from her and that he had physically abused her.
Oct 04, 2018 · Former rap mogul Marion "Suge" Knight was sentenced to 28 years in prison Thursday for the death of a man during a hit-and-run incident on the set of the movie "Straight Outta Compton."