Marion "Suge" Knight

  • Blogs

    February 17, 2011

    Dr. Dre: An abridged history in honor of Dre Day

    ​Dre Day, our annual bluntsmoked, brass monkeyed, and ingeniously tended get-down in honor of the one and only, was started by the local design firm Burlesque of North America nine years ago Saturday, when those multi-disciplinarians were banded around Life Sucks Die Magazine. And for all the ridi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 25, 2011

    Snoop Dogg merchandise: Best web finds

    Photo by Steve Cohen for City PagesThe Doggfather gets down in MPLS​For Twin Cities rap-loving stoners, Snoop Dogg's sporadic local gigs must bring about a feeling like that of a kid on Christmas (both occasions when the tree's at the center of the party). For those dedicated fans of the slick-tal ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 8, 2010

    The Week That Was: Jacko posthumous, Girl Talk is back, spectre of Cher somehow inescapable

    ​We adjusted the clocks. We became a little leerier about dropping by UPS and Fed-Ex locations. We got a little more excited about Jay-Z's Decoded. We got all indignant about Wal-Mart playing "Little Drummer Boy" over the PA system. We bundled up, shivered. This is the first week of November, as r ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 9, 2008

    DU Nation founder Lars Larson lists Top 10 gangster tracks

    larslarson1.jpgWith Tech N9ne in town this weekend, we started thinking about gangster rap and called Lars Larson for a Top Ten l ... More >>

  • Movies

    March 9, 2005

    It's So Money

    'Profitable Domestic Gross' would be a better name for 'Be Cool'

  • Movies

    January 15, 2003

    Signifying Rappers

    'Biggie and Tupac' charts the hits on a notorious heavy and an urban guerrilla

  • Arts

    November 7, 2001

    I Celebrate Myself, And Sing Myself

    Aspiring Hip-Hop Mogul Top Tone Taps Into the Deepest Wells of American Optimism--But Keeps Coming Up Dry

  • Books

    March 4, 1998
  • Books

    September 17, 1997
  • Music

    August 27, 1997

    Puffy's Money?

    No Way Out: Is bean-counter-turned-chart-topper Sean "Puffy" Combs tragically fated to success?

  • Arts

    December 4, 1996

    Dead On Arrival

    Tupac's posthumous Makaveli, along with new releases by Snoop Dogg and Dr. Dre, take gangsta rap to different ends