Imprisoned Man Involved in Tupac Shakur Shooting Speaks Up
Fri, 17 Jun 2011 11:37:46
PEOPE reports that a prison inmate has claimed involvement in the famous 1994 shooting of late rapper Tupac Shakur that set in motion a feud that led to the murders of Shakur and rapper The Notorious B.I.G. (whom I share a birthday with) two years later. You know, that whole East Coast vs. West Coast rivalry. The first shooting of Shakur in 1994 was not fatal. He was, however, shot and killed nearly two years later in September 1996. Biggie was murdered in March 1997 and both murders remain unsolved to this day.
Dexter Isaac, who is serving life in prison for other crimes, said Wednesday – the eve of what would have been Shakur's 40th birthday – that he was one of the men who ambushed Shakur on November 30th, 1994, at Manhattan's Quad Studios, shooting him five times. He still survived.
Who knows if Isaacs claims are valid or if they are the rantings of a man behind bars with nothing else better to do. That said, he says that he was paid $2,500 for the hit by James "Jimmy Henchman" Rosemond, a former music mogul who recently claimed that Isaac is working with the government to pursue a drug case against him.
"I want to apologize to [Shakur's] family and for the mistake I did for that sucker [Jimmy Henchman]," Isaac told AllHipHop.com. "I am trying to clean it up to give [Tupac and B.I.G.'s] mothers some closure." Well, that's quite noble of him.
What do you think of Dexter Isaac's claims?