Marion "Suge" Knight just can't ever get on the right side of a court case. A Los Angeles Judge has ordered Suge to pay $107 million dollars to a former business partner that claims she helped to found Death Row Records (now called Tha Row). Suge has been in and out of jail for the past 10 years and there is still some question about his involvement in the altercation Dr. Dre had at the Vibe Awards this past November.
Speaking of Dre, he's having much more success in the courts and elsewhere. A frivolous lawsuit in which Dr. Dre was accused of beat-biting has led to the accuser having to pay Dr. Dre $35,000 in legal fees. Dre is also seeking to get an old lawsuit surrounding the Up in Smoke Tour dismissed and that seems like it has a good chance of happening.
His label, Aftermath Records, currently has four of the top ten singles in the country and five of the top fifteen. Almost 20 years since the rise of Compton's own N.W.A., he's still D.R.E.