Marion "Suge" Knight

  • Blogs

    December 5, 2012

    Groupie Lit: Sluts Are Great Writers, Jump-Offs Not So Much

    Groupie lit is getting around. Two recent publications bookend the extremes of this growing canon of female-authored works -- in other words, one's worth settling down with, while the other should be quit before it's hit. See Also: * Groupies, Piss, and Penises: Five Shocking Music Memoirs * Lose t ... More >>

  • Calendar

    November 30, 2011
  • Blogs

    October 5, 2011

    Top Five Reasons P. Diddy Is Hilarious Now

    ​Earlier this week, Rolling Stone our colleagues at L.A. Weekly reported that an ex-LAPD detective has implicated Sean Combs in Tupac's murder. Greg Kading apparently asserts in a new book that Suge Knight and Puffy ordered the murders of Biggie Smalls and Tupac, respectively, and that h ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 9, 2011

    Remembering Biggie, Who Died 14 Years Ago Today

    Happier times for the whole country​Christopher Wallace, better known to posterity as the Notorious B.I.G., died fourteen years ago today in Los Angeles. (Obligatory S.F. cameo: a few days before, he did a radio interview here on WiLD 107 where he said he'd hired a security detail because he feare ... More >>

  • Music

    June 16, 2010

    Herbal Melodies

    Choice moments in the surprising history of medical marijuana and music

  • Blogs

    April 23, 2010

    Richie Rich's Top 5 Collabs: Rick James, Snoop Dogg, 2Pac, E-40, Too $hort

    ​Richie Rich's credentials as a Bay Area rap pioneer are surpassed by perhaps only Too $hort. When Rich hit the scene back in the late-'80s as a member of the Oakland-based quintet 415, they scored big with the regional classic "41Fivin." Since then, he's journeyed a career arc that's taken in a s ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 20, 2009

    Rick Lee Launches New Bay Area Music Magazine

    Sucka Free: Rick LeeIf you like hardcore Bay Area/West Coast rappers like Keak Da Sneak and The Jacka, or get titillated by industry gossip about Suge Knight allegedly getting a beatdown by a member of Akon's entourage, there's a new magazine just for you: Go Der (urban slang for "go there"). The m ... More >>

  • Film

    January 14, 2009

    Biggie, Small

    Notorious B.I.G., made B.L.A.N.D.

  • Blogs

    July 24, 2007
  • Listen Up

    March 16, 2005

    Quannum Mechanics

    The amazingly true tale of the Bay Area's greatest hip hop success story

  • Music

    December 15, 2004

    Merry Christmas, Beeyotch!

    Forget caroling. Here are a few hip hop jammy-jams to warm your yule log.

  • Music

    November 12, 2003

    Holy Shit

    Rapper, actor, deity: the life and times of Tupac Shakur

  • Music

    September 18, 2002

    House of Tudor

    A rap-war documentary, the old new wave, and Gypsy-fied French noir

  • News

    August 14, 2002

    California Loved

    Roger Troutman and his family brought funk to West Coast hip hop and influenced everyone from Ice Cube to Tupac Shakur. Then his older brother put four bullets in him.

  • Music

    June 14, 2000

    Changing the True School

    Berkeley's Zion I is out to prove that hip hop and drum 'n' bass aren't strange bedfellows

  • Music

    January 12, 2000

    Wu-Tang Forever?

    U-God comments on the state of the Wu nation after a tumultuous year for its members

  • Music

    December 4, 1996
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