An old interview has resurfaced of Suge Knight claiming that Jay-Z was taped up and robbed during a visit to L.A back in the ’90s. The interview took place in 2002 on Last Call with Carson Daly and a few years following his 1999 collaboration with Snoop Dogg and Dr. Dre. Suge claims that Dre and Snoop assured Jay that he would be in good hands when he touched down in Los Angeles due to their affiliations, but the Death Row co-founder says things went south.
“The only thing I know about Jay-Z is that he came to L.A. a few times, and Snoop and Dre told him that, ‘When you on the west coast, you wrote a song for me, don’t worry ’bout nothing,’” Knight recalls. “Next thing I know he’s taped up, robbed, and gagged.”
Daly then asked Suge if he knew who was responsible for this alleged incident to which he responded, “Who knows.”
Knight is currently serving a 28-year prison sentence for voluntary manslaughter and receiving his third strike under California’s Three-strikes law. He is currently incarcerated at RJ Donovan Correctional Facility in San Diego, and will be eligible for parole in July 2037.
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