For nearly two decades, drug lord James Rosemond, a/k/a “Jimmy Henchman,” denied accusations of his involvement in the near-fatal 1994 ambush of rap star Tupac Shakur at New York’s Quad Recording Studios that marked a pivotal moment in American pop history.
The attack on Tupac triggered a bicoastal rampage that played out in songs and videos generating billions of dollars for global music corporations and left a trail of body bags from Manhattan to Beverly Hills, culminating in the murders of both Tupac and his nemesis, the Notorious B.I.G.
Before he was assassinated, Tupac recorded a song called “Against All Odds,” in which he blamed Rosemond for orchestrating the assault at the Quad:
“Jimmy Henchman. . .
[You] set me up, wet me up… stuck me up.
But you never shut me up.”
Now, new evidence implicates Rosemond in the crime — facts recently divulged by an unlikely eyewitness, never previously interviewed by police: Rosemond himself. (more…)