Suge Knight has dismissed
allegations that he was involved in a melee during the 2nd Annual Vibe Awards,
which took place in a hangar at the Santa Monica Airport in Santa Monica, California.
A fight broke out
near the stage as Snoop Dogg and Quincy Jones were set to honor Dr. Dre with
Vibe’s Legend Award.
a man affiliated with Knight punched Dr. Dre, a claim Knight denied.
“When I do
something wrong blame me for it,” Knight told the BBC after the incident.
“One thing about me, if I do something wrong, I claim it. No matter what
it is. Even when I went to prison. I’m not embarrassed about being in
prison for 5 years. I did 5 years, I did my time, I made myself better. I’m
not no snitch, I’m not no rat, I’m not the kind of guy who just
wants to start stuff.”
In resulting fracas
between Dr. Dre’s security and the assailant, a 26-year-old man was stabbed.
Reports said the wounded man is in stable condition.
has hit the internet showing a chaotic scene, chairs being thrown, people chasing
each other and one man being restrained.
In reality, the
show was halted for about 5 minutes and continued. Dr. Dre accepted his award
and told the crowd he wouldn’t let the chaos stop him.
Police are looking
for the perpetrator of the stabbing, but have made no arrests.
The awards show
is set to air on UPN on Tuesday (Nov. 16) at 8 p.m.