Retired LAPD cop claims Diddy had Tupac killed

Photo credit: Diddy’s Instagram (@iamdiddy)
Photo credit: Diddy’s Instagram (@iamdiddy)

The ongoing debate about the killing of rapper Tupac Shakur has taken another strange turn.

Retired LAPD officer Greg Kading is claiming that rapper and producer Sean Combs, aka Diddy, ordered the hit on Shakur.

According to Kading, Diddy hired L.A. Crips gang member Duane Keith Davis, aka Keffe D, for $1 million to kill Shakur and his then-manager Suge Knight. On the night of Sept. 7, 1996, it is alleged that Shakur was shot  and killed by Orlando Anderson, aka “Baby Lane,” but Knight escaped injury.

Six months later, Knight allegedly hired Bloods member Wardell “Poochie” Fouse to kill Christopher Wallace, aka Biggie Smalls on March 9, 1997. Kading claims that Keffe D verbally confessed to the murder of Shakur to avoid facing charges for another crime he committed. During his confession, Keffe D reportedly gave specific details regarding the two killings to Kading.

This new information comes ahead of the release of the documentary “Murder Rap” on Netflix, which is based on his 2011 book. Kading at one time led the task force assigned to investigate the deaths of Tupac and Biggie.

The allegations against Diddy have not been made before and there is no comment yet from his representatives.

Mo Barnes
Mo Barnes

Maurice "Mo" Barnes is a graduate of Morehouse College and Political Scientist based in Atlanta. Mo is also a Blues musician. He has been writing for Rolling Out since 2014. Whether it means walking through a bloody police shooting to help a family find justice or showing the multifaceted talent of the Black Diaspora I write the news.



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