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Suge Knight, a link who'd lost connection
Suge Knight, a link who'd lost connection

Marion "Suge" Knight and Death Row Records filed for bankruptcy in 2006, long after his numerous legal run-ins had alienated him from most reputable companies and his flagship artists had left. Yet he still made it past velvet ropes. When Knight got shot in the leg at a Kanye West party in Miami in 2005, the most surprising news was that he'd made it past the doorman. A few years ago at a sold-out Lil Wayne club gig at the Hard Rock Café, the best table in the house was held with a note that read, "Reserved for Suge Knight." He was most recently shot at a Chris Brown party in August 2014. Few figures over the past quarter century have cut as haunting a...

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