Black Kapital Records

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Black Kapital Records
FounderSuge Knight
Country of originUnited States
LocationBaltimore, Maryland

Black Kapital Records is an American independent record label founded by Suge Knight. In February 2015, Knight was charged with murder and attempted murder following a fatal hit-and-run in Compton, California. He has pleaded not guilty to all charges.[1]


In early 2009, Death Row Records’ co-founder and former CEO Suge Knight formed a new record company called Black Kapital Records as a vehicle of releases after his former label Death Row Records filed for bankruptcy, rumored to be due to having few artists and Knight's prison time. Suge Knight alongside Manager Nino Cappuccino, Young Life and label A&R executive Lesane Casino debuted a reality show called Unfinished Business. The show was based on Knight dispelling long-standing rumors in sit down interviews, his days with Death Row and the artists he worked with, and finding new talent for his record label. On September 20, 2018, Knight pleaded no contest to voluntary manslaughter and was sentenced to 28 years in prison.


Current artists[edit]

  • Lesane Casino

Former artists[edit]

  • Young Life

See also[edit]


Upcoming releases[edit]

List of upcoming studio album releases
Artist Album details
Lesane Casino
  • Title: B.O.T.T.L.E (Booming Out Tha Trap Limited Edition)
  • Release date: TBA
  • Formats: digital download
Lesane Casino

Awards and nominations[edit]

Artist Award Category Title of work Result
Lesane Casino Official Mixtape Awards Best Overall Mixtape of 2018 Free Pack Nominated


  1. ^ Gerber, Marisa (2 February 2015). "'Suge' Knight charged with murder; could face life in prison". Los Angeles Times. Retrieved 3 February 2015.

2. Brown, Jake. Suge Knight: The Rise, Fall, and Rise of Death Row Records: The Story of Marion "Suge" Knight, a Hard Hitting Study of One Man, One Company That Changed the Course of American Music Forever. Amber Books, October 1, 2001, 218 pp. ISBN 0-9702224-7-5