"Now, newly discovered information, including interviews with people who
were at the studio that night, lends credence to Shakur's insistence that
associates of rap impresario Sean "Diddy" Combs were behind the assault. Their alleged motives: to punish Shakur for disrespecting them and rejecting their business overtures and, not incidentally, to curry favor with Combs.
"The information focuses on two New York hip-hop figures -- talent manager James
"Jimmy Henchman" Rosemond and promoter James Sabatino, who is now in prison for unrelated crimes.
"FBI records obtained recently by The Times say that a confidential informant told authorities in 2002 that Rosemond and Sabatino "set up the rapper Tupac Shakur to get shot at Quad Studios." The informant said Sabatino had told him that Shakur "had to be dealt with."
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Monday, March 17, 2008
Was P. Diddy Behind Tupac's Death?
The LA Times reports new evidence that supports that theory: