Diddy & Jimmy Henchmen Slam L.A. Times Times Report

Sean “Diddy” Combs and Jimmy “Henchman” Rosemond have wasted no time refuting allegations made by L.A. Times reporter Chuck Philips in an article published today. In the piece, Philips claims that Rosemond took part in arranging the 1994 ambush on Tupac Shakur at the Quad Studios in Manhattan, and that Combs and late rapper The Notorious B.I.G. were aware of the setup. During the attack, ‘Pac was shot five times in what appeared to be a botched robbery attempt. The Times piece is largely sourced by testimony from an unidentified FBI informant who claims to have inside knowledge of the incident. In response to the article, Diddy categorically denied the allegations and called the Times “irresponsible” for publishing a story he deemed “baseless and completely untrue.” Rosemond also denied any involvement and pointed out that he has never been questioned by authorities about the case in the 14 years since Tupac was shot.

Combs’ and Rosemond’s statements read as follows:

“This story is beyond ridiculous and is completely false. Neither Biggie nor I had any knowledge of any attack before, during, or after it happened. It is a complete lie to suggest that there was any involvement by Biggie or myself. I am shocked that the Los Angeles Times would be so irresponsible as to publish such a baseless and completely untrue story.” – Sean “Diddy” Combs

“In the past 14 years, I have not even been questioned by law enforcement with regard to the assault of Tupac Shakur, let alone brought up on charges. Chuck Phillips, the writer who in the past has falsely claimed that the Notorious Biggie Smalls was in Las Vegas when Tupac was murdered and that Biggie supplied the gun that killed Tupac — only to be proven wrong as Biggie was in New Jersey recuperating from a car accident, has reached a new low by employing fourth-hand information from desperate jailhouse informants along with ancient FBI reports to create this fabrication. I simply ask for all Rap fans and fans of Tupac to analyze this fiction for what it is along with Phillips’ motives behind it. I am baffled as to why the LA Times would print this on its website when a simple and fair investigation would reveal that the allegations are false. I am currently consulting with my attorneys about my legal rights regarding this libelous piece of garbage.” – Jimmy Rosemond

  • woo

    !st………..Fuck puff

    • cli

      I will catch you Pac killers at the red light…..

  • thorney

    Where there’s smoke there’s fire

  • marz

    fuck puffy and jimmy

  • ziggy

    HEY JIMMY AND PUFF HOPE YOU READ THIS SHIT TOO. GO EAT A DICK. YOU ARE BOTH A DISGRACE TO THE MUSIC INDUSTRY AND HAVE BEEN MAKING SHIT MUSIC SINCE YOUVE BEEN IN THE GAME. DO US ALL A FAVOR AND KILL YA SELF .

  • 13

    their fucked anyways

    don’t ever fuck wit pac’ fans

  • Real Talk

    I ask every fan of Pac, Big, or anyone to analyze this fiction: Who do you believe? Do you belive 2Pac? Or do you believe Puffy and Jimmy Henchman? In the words of Pac, everybodys denyin it but he was the only one with bullet wounds when he left that studio that night.

    Granted I definately don’t believe Chuck Phillips first piece about Biggie being in Vegas and supplyin the gun and what not. But this story on the other hand holds alot of weight. The article does not cite second hand hear say. It prominently cites the most solid source of all: the victim of the shooting himself Tupac Shakur.

  • Dubl

    Fuck Both of Them…then they are gin to say its lies…lie about this….Promise to pay back Jimmy Henchmen/ in due time/ i know u bitch niggas is listenin/ the world is mine/ set me up wet me up/ niggas stook me up/heard ya gunz bust/ but u tricks neva shut me up/…
    I Dont put it past them pac said it 11 years ago…and know what he has said is coming to light…But muwfuckas want to say this dude is making up false information…lets be real…i got my reasonable doubt… do u?

  • the truth

    Tupacs death:the civilian cops that he shot retaliated.(remember the “dirty cop gang” situation)
    Biggies death:the supreme coverup for the fact above!
    the likes of cia worldwide do this all the time..

  • Chaka

    Jimmy Rosemond said:”[Chuck Phillips]has reached a new low by employing fourth-hand information from desperate jailhouse informants along with ancient FBI reports to create this fabrication”Observe the way he stigmatised the witnesses as “desperate jailhouse informants” and the proof-documents of Chuck as “ancient FBI reports”.So he admits that such proof documents do exist.To me,in his response to Chuck’s article,Jimmy does not sound like some one that is totally clean.Just making my own observation.R.I.P Mr Shakur.Peace an hip hop head in Afica wrote.

  • doe

    “Don’t know who shot ya..but they got ya
    fed up, you got wet up..maybe next time ya punk @ss will keep ya head-up”

    He wrote in the article it was the son of a Colombo crime boss… since when do they go to kill someone and not kill’em??

    ITS ALL FALSE

    BIG GREATEST RAPPER OF ALL TIME

  • hustla

    c’mon we all know that puffy killed pac & b.i.g.

  • OH KING

    When a nigga get shot he know who hit him. Pac said them nigga’s hit him. Fuck Puff and Jimmy. Look at the facts you have the actual victim saying them niggas shot me. If not why didn’t them nigga’s come 2 da hospital 2 check on him if they was his manz.

  • doobie

    EVERYONE PLEASE TAKE THE TIME OUT TO LISTEN TO TUPACS SONG ‘AGAINST ALL ODDS’ THAT SHOULD EXPLAIN EVERYTHING ROSEMOND IS HITCHMEN

  • Kev Lomax

    Everytime this investigation comes up, the same names come up. I don’t know what went down cause I wasn’t there. There has to be some truth to some of this shit. Honestly, who’s bored enough to create this shit for the hell of it? Specially about Diddy.

    Basically, cosign thorney.

  • My Effin’ Opinion

    OH KING says:

    When a nigga get shot he know who hit him

    doobie says:

    EVERYONE PLEASE TAKE THE TIME OUT TO LISTEN TO TUPACS SONG ‘AGAINST ALL ODDS’ THAT SHOULD EXPLAIN EVERYTHING

    ^^^^
    Not necessarily true. People know how to make it look like someone else did it (smart ninja’s anyway). If I wanted kill Fat Joe, I’d make it look like 50 Cent hired someone to do it.

    Joe would probably think 50 was behind it because of the current beef they have. That’s what “Against all odds” was. It was Pac singing about how he thought it was them.

    Pac had so many enemies, it could have been any 1 of hundreds of people. It coulda been someone he disrepected at a video shoot or in the club. It could have been Chino XL’s people, it could have been the cops. It could have been broke New York Ninja’s mad that he was dissin’ the city. It could have been Suge. It could have been John Singleton’s cousin’s baby momma’s uncle. It could have been someone from the Debarge family (for disrespecting Janet). There could have easily been 75,000 people that didn’t like Pac and had money to set this up. No one knows.

    So to say Puffy did it, is the obvious reason because they had public beef, but again, If I wanted Pac dead, this was the best time to get it done because no one would think it was me.

    • bmac

      Agreed. Great point about 50 and Joe… why would Biggie even think to kill Pac when the whole world knew they had beef? That’s just asinine… now the ’94 shooting he could have very well done that and I’m a huge BIG fan, but I don’t believe he did…

      Pac took his anger out on he was there, add to the fact his shower buddies in prison pumping his head up… but being what he went through between ’94 to ’96… I don’t blame him… It’s sad… he was really about uplifting our communities not just rapper

      I still got my money on Suge as the mastermind behind Pac’s death… and the police behind BIG’s.

      LMAO! at Debarge for being a suspect… I guess Lucky and Justice didn’t live happily ever after (he died and she can do better than “Feedback”)

  • Big Family

    Please stop drinking the Pac Kool-Aid. Chaka said something real prescient. If the Mob hits yu, hey don’t fire warning shots. And trust if someone of the caliber of a Jimmy Henchman wanted a nigger hit, there would be no wasted bullets. Chuck Phillips must be low on funds, or else he wouldn’t be refuting his original theory. Dudes need to read more and speculate less.

  • K.ola

    Bitches please….

    Jimmy henchman was just tut’s bitch…

    and real know the real… promise to pay back jimmy henchmen…

    Henchmen wasnt involve like a gangsta would be he was involved like a bitch would…

    settin him up as far as time and location…

    now had jimmy been a real goon instead of a sorry ass master mind maybe pac would not have lived…

    but everybody the nigga sets up lives from Pac to Yayo to Yayo homie to Yayo’s momma…

    fuck a henchmen… thats why his son got slaped… that was a warning dont try to live in yo daddy shoe’s…

  • niggafrommemphis

    Some of you niggas must didn’t read the article,in it,Henchman said after pac got shot,he went to the studio rolled a joint and asked jimmy,”Why?You was the only one who knew i was comin”.That some real ass shit,especially for henchman to say,since pac went to the grave hot at him.I remember seeing pac on mtv news in 93 94 straight up actin a fool up there,he had to have some niggas up there in the higher ups to give him that courtesy,so it makes since that they took it as disrespect when he didn’t go to bad boy.If diddy had somethin to do with it,the truth will come to the light,but I will say this:Pac was way morethan just a rapper and since he been gone,puffy been making tens on top of tens of millions off of wack ases music and his cloths (which I never bought myhself)If diddy was out the game right now,most folks I know want be tellin their kids and grandkids some P diddy stories,so I wouldn’t be surprised if diddy was mad,if not jealous,cuz he can’t rap for shit,sound and dance like a faggot.

  • http://www.hip-hopkings.com Stu

    I don’t know what happened, and I don’t wanna speculate.
    I dont think anyone will ever know the full truth.

  • Trickdd

    Who ever did them in is a pussy nigga that gotta use guns fuckin pussys. Pac and Big still the best even though they past away but if they where still hear they would be ridein on you bitch niggas. It was a chain of events that change hip hop for ever aint nobody out there better than 2pac are biggie best rappers dead or alive R.I.P. To All My Fallen Real Niggas

  • Jack

    i give the guilty verdict all these guys at least new he was gunna get roughed up and robbed maybe not killed though. Fuck Puff Daddy P.diddy diddy is a greedy bastard .

  • josh

    if this is true then fuck puffy. i find tupac extremely overrated, but still fuck puff

  • P

    this is where anyone can fuck up……first off do you think these two dumb shits is stupid enough to come out and admit to any of this??? no, so in reality them denying it is like calling a dog a fuckin dog, its expected, second, they was some quick to jump on this shit, reallllll quick, puffy always been shady, shyne does time for him, dude punches mutha fuckas and gets away wit it, jimmy henchman….another busta, com’on dude, charles manson is a serial killer because of his rap sheet so if a mutha fucka get killed and his name is involved i bet top dollar tha mutha fucka had something to do wit it, and that goes for henchman because he got a fuckin long rap sheet too, just his involvment wit pac says enough, if you read, queens reigns supreme the book, henchman even makes refernce to it tha book, they was talking bout teachin pac a lesson plus he bashes pac in the book, THese dudes is wack, pacs dead but he workin shit from the grave, bitches will be exposed, stay tuned

  • khayan from the bronx

    THAY WHOLE STORY IS BULL SHIT. WHAT THE REALLY NEED TO FOCUS ON IS HOW CAN POLICE OFFICERS KILL BIGGIE AND STILL BE WALKING AROOUND. WHY IS THAT FAT MOTHER FUCKER SUGE STILL WALKING AROUND. THAT WAS NEVER PUFF STYLE. THAT NIGGA PUFF WAS ON TOP OF THE MUSIC WORLD AT THAT TIME. U THINK HE WAS GETTINF NIGGAS SET??????

  • BIGLOUDOG213

    DIDDY IS BORING. BIG HAD A FEW GOOD SONGS…PAC HAD THE STREETS! HE WILL ALWAYS HAVE THE STREETS. DIDDY HAS MONEY AND A BUNCH OF FOO LIKE FOLKS TELLING HIM, “YO THAT SONG, LAST NIGHT, IS HEAT” BOOOOOOOO

    WEST SIDE HOMMIE!

    CHECK OUT THE NEW SNOOP….ITS SUCKS

    BRING BACK THE WEST, SOMEONE?

  • cutthroat

    i read in a article that jimmy admitted to being the only one knowing about pac coming to the quad studios it was sumething like he wanted pac to record a verse ore some shit and pac did not want to do it because he dident have the money upfront and the beefed over the phone and he convinced pac to come cuz he said he had gotten the loot and then he came through and got caught in the elevator

    after the hole incident pac suge and jimmy meet up because jimmy was tired of always being mentioned and pac told him u the only nigga that new a was coming to the studio since i hadent told anyone i was going there and jimmy atmitted but never atmitted to setting him up i think i read this in one of your magazines ore maybe it was the source i dnt know but it was and article on jimmy rosemond

  • davidbh

    none of this is proof beyond a reasonable doubt which is what is required in order to indict someone.

  • Ton

    Promise to pay back jimmy henchmen in due time i know you bitch niggas is listenin the world is mine set me up wet me up niggas stuck me up heard the guns buss but you trick never shut me touch one of mine on everything i own i will destroy everything you touch. is what pac wrote.

  • beatz23

    what goes around comes around

  • TheRefriedMexican

    LOL DID ANYBODY FIND THE LIE IN PUFF’S STATEMENT? “Neither Biggie nor I had any knowledge of any attack before, during, or after it happened” PUFF SAYS HE AND BIGGIE HAD NO KNOWLEDGE OF THE ATTACK BEFORE, DURING OR AFTER IT HAPPENED. I AM WILLING TO BELIEVE BEFORE AND DURING BUT THE AFTER?!?! SO THIS IS THE 1ST TIME PUFF HEARS ABOUT PAC’S DEATH? 14 YEARS LATER????????? LOL
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  • n***aplease

    yeah right homeboy

  • http://www.yahoo.com what it do?

    jimmy henchman is a crooked son of a bitch. Fuck diddy and biggie. Of course they are going to deny these alligations.

  • http://epproductionz.com seleborha@hotmail.com

    both them niggas know exactly what went down, they got to much at stake now , theyll take it to there grave with them. did either one of the pull the trigger hell naw, did either one of the called the hit ?

    u think bout that

    myspace.com/dirtytracks

  • Maddolies

    Biggies Better than Pac…

    Ooooh wta u Pac dickriders gna do now? Threaten over the internet?

  • Whats CraCCin

    LMAO @ 6iggies 6etter then paC are you fuCCin stupid.

  • Anonymous

    puffy said in that old 94 b\vibe magazine (oh tupac knows who shot him.. why he blaming us) that right there tells u that big and puff knew who shot tupac …. Hinchman was responsible and is going to pay… pac was just mad at big and puff because they didnt warned him

  • http://none smitty

    snitch bitch jimmy u been working for the nypd lil while now youll pussys set pac up on the rape charge. Yea u to hatian jack agnant we aint forget u to bitch hit em up nigga me & pac got some guerillas in the carribean that cant wait to see youll snitch bitches