Suge Knight: The BET Interview | 2000
Suge Knight, the founder of Death Row Records, is interviewed at the Mule Creek State Prison, where he is currently serving a nine-year term.
Enter Knight's world of street business and justice as he talks about his life -- his childhood, his current situation and the future. Knight shares his persperctives on a range of topics, including his opinions of music superstars and his relationship with Tupac Shakur just before his death.
A former student at the University of Neveda at Las Vegas, Knight entered the music business as a celebrity bodyguard after being cut by the NFL's Los Angeles Rams. Working for such R&B stars as Bobby Brown, he broke into the production side of the music business in 1991. Since then, the 35-year-old Knight has been implicated in several violent incidents and lawsuits while creating a multi-million dollar music empire.