Police Investigate Vibe Awards Melee

Published: 2004-12-02
Santa Monica Police and probation officials in Los Angeles are reviewing video tape of the altercation that took place at last months Vibe Awards, according to the Associated Press, to determine if rap mogul and Death Row Records co-founder Suge Knight played a role in the incident. During the melee, Jimmy Johnson attacked rapper/producer extraordinaire Dr. Dre, and was subsequently stabbed and seriously wounded. Dr. Dre, real name Andre Young, is demanding that charges be filed against Johnson. Johnson was allegedly stabbed by rapper Young Buck, who has since turned himself in to police.

Knight is no stranger to prison time, having served previous sentences for assault and weapons violations, the type of things that are glorified on many of his label's artist's releases. Knight doesn't seem to have any apparent fear of prison either. In a documentary chronicling his time in prison and his subsequent release, footage revealed him strutting about the penitentiary adorned with a top hat and cane. The former pro football player's current parole conditions banned him from any contact with Dr. Dre, but he allegedly entered the awards ceremony where Dr. Dre was to receive a lifetime achievement award and sat a few feet behind him. The Associated Press reports that the Santa Monica Police in conjunction with agents from the state Department of Corrections are in the process of interviewing witnesses and reviewing video tape of the incident to gain knowledge of Knight's actions before, during, and after the altercation.

Writer: Joe Henley



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i wnat to know wat sug knight was doing bfore, during, and after the show, so hit me up as soon as u got it
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