Rap mogul Marion “Suge”
Knight was released from a Miami hospital late last week after being shot in
the leg during a Kanye West-hosted party for the MTV Video Music Awards.
Due to patient confidentiality,
a rep from the Mt. Sinai Medical Center, where Knight was treated, declined
to disclose further details.
According to Miami police,
Knight’s shooter approached the Death Row Records cofounder at a VIP table
at the Shore Club and fired twice, hitting Knight in the upper right leg.
Mt. Sinai doctors performed
an emergency operation to remove the bullet and mend the fractured bone.
Other than a tip that the
assailant was a black male wearing a pink shirt, police said they had no leads
in their investigation.
Knight also currently graces
the cover of XXL’s October issue alongside his newest protégé,
rapper Petey Pablo. In the article, Suge discusses his violent reputation and
his efforts to rebuild Death Row.
In related news,
Tha Row has released a statement regarding Kurupt’s new album, Against
Tha Grain, which the label has refused to promote.
we do not support nor endorse this record. Many songs made for the album were
removed by Koch,” the label stated. “This was not the intended
Against Tha Grain we wanted to release and for this reason we urge fans
not to purchase the album.”