SUGE KNIGHT IS BROKE

A judge said on Thursday he would take control of Marion "Suge" Knight’s assets, including his Death Row Records label, after finding the rap mogul had avoided paying a $107 million civil court judgment. Los Angeles County Superior Court Judge Ronald Sohigian said Knight, who co-founded Death Row with rapper Dr. Dre in the early 1990s and helped launch the careers of performers Snoop Dogg and Tupac Shakur, could stave off the order if he fully disclosed his assets in a debtor’s exam set for April 1.Sohigian said he would appoint a court officer to take over Knight’s finances because he had failed to make good on a $107 million judgment won last March by Lydia Harris, who claimed he cheated her out of a 50 percent stake in the rap label."Because he had a long history of deceiving the court and avoiding payment, I asked the court to appoint a receiver to take over," Harris’ attorney, Rex Julian Beaber, said. "If Knight cooperates in providing the information, he can ask the court to remove the receiver. But I don’t think there’s a chance in hell Knight is going to cooperate.

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