Posted by Robert
Rap News Network
2/18/2005 8:21:31 PM
Tags and topics realted to this article include Crooked I and Suge Knight.
The Crooked I ‘restraining order’ that is being reported against Marion ‘Suge’ Knight by many rap and hip-hop news sites does not exist.
Getting in contact with Crooked I’s PR person, it was noted that the reporting of the ‘restraining order’ was not accurate.
The fact is Marion ‘Suge’ Knight, hip-hop rap icon and CEO of Death Row Records; was served with a ‘GAG’ order.
The difference is that a ‘GAG’ order is a restrictive court order that prohibits all or some participants in a trial or civil action from speaking about a case. Or is an order by the court restricting comment on, or the release of information about the proceedings; a court order restricting information or comment by the participants involved in a lawsuit.
A ‘restraining order’ is an order which directs a defendant to stop doing something until a formal hearing is held to determine whether an injunction will be issued. A Restraining Order is a court order restraining one person(s) from doing certain things to other people. The restrictions are listed in the court order. Similar to an injunction, commanding the party to leave the other party alone,
In the suit against Marion ‘Suge’ Knight and Death Row Records, the rap artist Crooked I, whose real name is Dominic Wickliffe; claims Death Row Records lawyers made rival record companies afraid to deal with him when his contract with Marion ‘Suge’ Knight’s Death Row Records ended last year.
According to the news show Celebrity Justice, Crooked I is eager to settle the suit out of court and has offered to sign over the rights to all the material he recorded as a Death Row Records artist to Mr. Knight i
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