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Kanye West and Suge Knight Mediation Failed

August 27, 2010 (8:32 am) GMT
West, who took part in the mediation by phone, did not reach an agreement with Knight who seeks compensation for being shot at West's party.
Kanye West and Suge Knight Mediation Failed

A mediation session aimed at resolving a lengthy legal battle between and Suge Knight has failed - neither side could reach an agreement in the ongoing case. The "Stronger" hitmaker is embroiled in a long-running dispute with the hip-hop mogul, who sued West over claims he was shot and robbed at a party hosted by the rapper in Miami, Florida in 2005.

Knight alleges the star should have provided better security checks to stop a gun being smuggled into the venue. A mediation hearing was held in Miami, Florida on Thursday, August 26 in a bid to resolve the lawsuit, with West taking part in the session via telephone.

But Knight's attorney, Marc Brumer, tells the Associated Press that no agreement was finalized and the case will now more than likely go to trial. The music mogul is seeking more than $1 million in damages from West.

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