uge Knight, the founder and CEO of gangsta rap label Death Row Records, the biggest hip-hop record label of the 1990s, allegedly tried to have rapper Eminem, who was signed to Dr Dre’s rival label Aftermath Entertainment, killed on two separate occasions.
According to Eminem’s former bodyguard, Byron “Big Naz” Williams, the first incident took place in 2001 at the Source Hip Hop Awards.
“There was a situation at the Source Awards,” said Big Naz in an interview with Murder Master Music Show, “which was our first encounter with Suge Knight and his henchmen.
“They had it to where the artists couldn’t sit with the bodyguards. I think that was by design because I think they really wanted the artists to be able to network with each other, but it also gives people who got beef with other artists to get at them.