Suge Knight Compares Kendrick Lamar And Game’s Record Deals To Slavery

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Suge Knight was a guest on The Arsenio Hall Show and touched based on a wide variety of topics, including explaining his alleged altercation at a marijuana dispensary.

According to Knight, the security guard at the dispensary rubbed him off the wrong way after sarcastically saying his name was “Zimmerman.” The conversation between the two then lead to a bit of an altercation after the store’s employee proceeded to threaten Suge.

In addition, the Death Row Records CEO also discussed what inspired him to start the label that dominated the 90s, and spoke out against the music industry’s shady business tactics. Suge then accused Interscope of taking advantage of modern-day Compton heroes, Kendrick Lamar and Game. In support of the two local lyricists, Knight even went as far as to compare both their deals to slavery, considering how many people get pay cuts prior to the rappers receiving their profits.

Stream clips of the mogul’s sit down with Arsenio below, and let us know where you think his latest comments rank in his craziest moments.


  • Kevin Kim

    i don’t c nothing crazy abt what he said u start the ? off leading it that way,& all the $$ jay z talk abt them having & beyonce having G5 & U GET THE PIC,but u never hear them talk abt them starting their own publishing & production co. U no distributing threir own music ya big boy & girl no their place.they a wend up like PAC & what they did 2 Suge & other 4 attempting it.Mike Jachson no need 2 go on I think u get it.Do your homework.Don’t just talk trash

    • TheTruth

      What? Get an education you illiterate clown!