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Popular American Rapper Sentenced To 28 Years Imprisonment

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It has been confirmed that Legendary Rap mogul, Suge Knight has been sentenced to 28 years in prison after pleading no contest to manslaughter.

In January 2015, the former Death Row Records CEO was arrested and charged with murder after he was involved in a hit-and-run at a Los Angeles restaurant parking lot.

The singer allegedly got into a confrontation with two men while on the set of the N.W.A. biopic Straight Outta Compton.

According to prosecutors, Knight proceeded to follow the men to a nearby burger restaurant, where he ran over them with his car. One of the men struck, Terry Carter, died from his injuries. The other, Cle Sloan,, suffered injuries to his head and foot and he fled the scene of the incident before authorities arrived.

His no contest plea came days before his trial was scheduled to begin on Monday (September 24). Knight will get credit for the three-and-a-half years he already served while awaiting the trial.

He will be formally sentenced to 28 years in prison in October.

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