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  • '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...
  • Rapper's death hasn't hurt MCA's support of label

    Is MCA Inc. having second thoughts about its $200-million investment in Interscope Records as a result of the drive-by shooting death of gangsta rap star Tupac Shakur? Not one tiny bit. Representatives for MCA declined to comment, but high-level...
  • Judge urged to keep Knight in jail

    Marion "Suge" Knight's probation officer has urged a judge to keep the Death Row Records executive in jail because of an alleged assault in a Las Vegas hotel on Sept. 7--just hours before and a few blocks away from where rapper Tupac Shakur was shot....
  • Anti-rap crusader under fire

    C. DeLores Tucker captured the outrage of many parents three years ago when she declared war on gangsta rap music. Prominent politicians leaped to her side. She became a celebrity by denouncing companies that "pimped porno rap" to children. The 67-year-...
  • 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...