The war is on between rap mogul Suge Knight and hip hop star Dr Dre!
Knight has filed a lawsuit against Dr Dre accusing him of attempted murder.
Knight was shot several times during a party before the MTV Video Music Awards at 1 OAK in Los Angeles in 2014 and he is now alleging the former N.W.A. star hired a hitman to kill him because of a bad business deal.
TMZ is reporting that Knight and Dr. Dre had a lifetime management deal, which guaranteed the rap mogul up to 30 per cent of the rapper’s entertainment earnings. However, he claims after Dr. Dre signed a deal with bosses at Apple for the purchase of his Beats By Dre music accessories line, he tried to cut him out of the contract.
In the suit, Knight claims Los Angeles County Sheriffs questioned a man named T-Money and he allegedly claimed he was hired to murder the 50-year-old. He also alleges Straight Outta Compton technical adviser Cle ‘Bone’ Sloan was hired by Dr. Dre and bosses at the film’s studio Universal Pictures and was paid $300,000 (GBP245,000) to take out Knight.
Let’s see how this one pans out.