Suge Knight made the 1995 Source Awards eternally well-known when he went after Puff Daddy from the Madison Square Garden stage.
“Any artist on the market that wanna be an artist, keep a star, and received’t have to fret concerning the government producer making an attempt to be all within the movies, all on the data, dancing—come to Death Row,” Suge notoriously mentioned.
His aggressive pitch brought about an enormous rift between Death Row and Bad Boy, West Coast and East.
DJ Quik carried out with Death Row that evening. During an interview with Questlove Supreme, Quick defined that when Suge did his factor, he knew issues had been going to be totally different.
“You wanna know what actually occurred? Okay. That evening, when the feud began, when Suge [Knight] bought up there and mentioned what he mentioned, that was a wild pitch for us. We didn’t know what was gonna occur; we simply wished to signify L.A.”
Quik additionally added one other element to the night. Apparently, Suge Knight had Misa Hylton-Brim, the mom of Puffy’s son Justin, in his suite on the Parker Meridien Hotel in New York City.
"We had been there, and Suge had Misa come over—Diddy’s child mama. Lots of people don’t know this; that is solely in your present, Quest.'” Quik mentioned. “I’m goin’, ‘Suge, what are you doin’? Like, what the f*ck? Like, that’s Diddy’s child mama.’ She was identical to, hangin’ out, no matter.”
According to Quik, different artist related to Diddy, like Mary J. Blige, had been additionally there.
“Mary J. Blige popped up. I didn’t get it; it simply bought bizarre to me.”