Suge Knight wants Ray J to "cash in" on his name.
According to TMZ, the former Death Row Records boss, who's currently incarcerated, "signed over his life rights to Ray, with the expectation he'll make the right decisions with Suge's story and make some money for him and his family while he's behind bars."
Sources told the outlet that Suge and Ray have been friends for decades and Suge trusts the Love & Hip Hop star's business knowledge "and ability to choose the right projects for film, TV, book publications and more."
The insider added that a documentary about Suge, who was sentenced to 28 years in prison after pleading no contest to voluntary manslaughter last year, and the development of his famous record label is already in the works along with a project about Tupac Shakur. There are also reported discussions about bringing Death Row back. While the resurgence of the record label is reportedly a "longshot" that would require additional investors, Suge is said to be letting Ray take the reins on exploring the venture.
Even though the revival of Death Row Records may or may not come to fruition, 50 Cent has already made it known that he wants in on the rights to Suge's life story. After TMZ reported that Suge gave Ray the deal, 50 took to Twitter to ask Ray J to call him for some advice. "Hey @RayJ call me I know what to do with this," he wrote. "🤨don’t nothing move but the money."
As fans know, business has been booming for Ray in 2019. Not only did he recently sign a $1 million deal to get people to invest in the marijuana business, but he's also had success with two of his other businesses — Scoot-E-Bikes, which he sold to LOOPShare in January for 7-figures, and his headphone company, Raycon.
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