Suge Knight is Suing Dr. Dre, Claims He Hired a Hitman to Kill Him

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Suge Knight is reportedly suing Dr. Dre for hiring a hitman to kill him, according to TMZ.

According to the report, Suge says he had a lifetime management deal with Dre, which entitled him to 30% of Dre’s earnings. But, Suge claims Dre tried to cut him out of the massive Beats earnings because Apple, which bought out Beats from Dre for $3 billion back in 2014, didn’t want its brand associated with Suge.

The lawsuit states that Dre’s solution was to hire a hitman to kill Suge at 1 OAK during the 2014 VMAs pre-party hosted by Chris Brown. That night, Suge was shot six times, but he successfully recovered after being taken to the hospital.

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The suit states that the L.A. County Sheriff’s Dept. questioned a man named T-Money who told investigators he was paid by Dre to kill Suge. Suge adds that despite 37 cameras in 1 OAK that night, no arrests were ever made.

Suge is suing Dre, Apple, Universal and Tam’s for unspecified damages. His damages include 30% of Dre’s Beats sale, which equals about $300 million.

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