The sentencing follows the 53-year-old former rap mogul making a plea deal to avoid a murder trial.
The plea deal for the Death Row Records co-founder requires him to serve 28 years in prison for the death of Terry Carter.
"I can't believe I was living like that."
Daniel Timms alleges he was sent to the cell next to Knight to help manufacture evidence against him.
The lawsuit accused Brown of being a "known gang associate."
A former LAPD investigator alleges that Suge Knight then retaliated by having Biggie Smalls killed.