publication date: Thursday, February 17, 2005 (part of Round XXIV)
clue: Your days in this round are numbered. The last thing you need now is to slip up and go back to square A1.
explanation: The first sentence referred to Knight's position as head and co-founder of Death Row Records. The second sentence referred to his habit of violating parole (most recently just two weeks before this goo was published) and going back to prison. more…
solved by: Amy Austin
trivia: The source image was gooed to look like a skull and crossbones to hint at the word "death" from the name of Knight's record label. Incorrect guesses included Phil Spector, Irving "Gotti" Lorenzo, Shawn Fanning, Donald Trump, Jolly Roger, and "Skull & Crossbones."