Incarcerated Death Row founder Suge Knight journey in hip hop is set to be told a fresh in a documentary entitled American Dream/American Knightmare.
The film is said will be used by Suge to tell his story from a different point of view than what is already available in different platforms.
The documentary will feature testimonies from his entourage and associates and exclusive interviews from the Death Row founder himself.
It is also being billed to feature unseen before footage of when Death Row was at the top of the hip hop landscape.
Tough questions are posed, including one that asks Suge to speak on the speculations of his involvement in 2pac’s murder.
The documentary director, Antoine Fuqua (Training Day), commented on the production’s intention in bringing Knight’s story to the public.
“In this documentary – which took years of research, production and labor to complete – Suge Knight discusses for the first time his complex life in detail. The audience will learn how he built and lost Death Row Records, and his views about the rap music scene.
Suge will also give first-person account and new details about the Las Vegas shooting that took the life of Tupac Shakur at the top of hi career leaving him with serious injuries.
This documentary will give viewers more access to Suge’s story than ever before. It will be interesting to follow the tale of a man who has remained elusive, mysterious and scary to many in the world of hip hop.
It is a documentary arrives just months after Knight pleaded no contest to voluntary manslaughter in a 2015 hit-and-run case. The 53-year-old ended up getting 28 years in prison.