FBI Releases Docs in B.I.G. Murder Investigation

The FBI has posted a 359-page document relating to the death of rap superstar Notorious B.I.G. on its Web site.

The document, available here, is the product of a civil rights investigation into the Brooklyn emcee’s still-unsolved 1997 murder. It includes handwritten and typed reports, surveillance logs, e-mails, subpoenas and other related records, with names concealed from view.

The document takes into account the friction between Biggie and slain rapper Tupac Shakur, includes a chronology of their music careers as well as their rivalry, and mentions popular conspiracy theories relating to both artist’s deaths; among those theories are rumors that Biggie’s murder may have been committed in retaliation for Tupac’s, and that LAPD members with gang ties may have been involved.

The report, while exhaustive, provides no actual conclusions. The investigation was closed in 2005 and Biggie’s murder remains unsolved. —Lauren Carter

  • francis nasim

    i thought he was in toronto? so much for coordination.anyway, im alone-golfing an running philidelph-the greenest city on earth-hav fun today-im on my way to the beach and i met 100 girls so far and l luv them-bye six flags awaits-

  • francis nasim

    lemme me say it again in cali we tape those.they been gave the play by play on who did what huh ———? hey i baught the tape.i donnt kno nothin.errbody seperated one by one.i been readin and aint no real leads that match the tape came in.keep me posted i want him dead

  • Whoa

    I just read through most of it and saw a documentary on B.I.G’s murder with analysis of suspects. Its more clear. I think enough people already know who murdered B.I.G. Its sad. Its a touchy subject to accuse an LAPD officer or officers who are able to pull off such a professional act of murder. I think everyone should read through the documents because its deeper and more complicated than people think. This wasn’t just another gang drive by. Take a look.

  • MalcomPetrie

    All the information on Tupac’s killing is in Tupac:Assassination series of movies. Thought many have not seen them, many need to. It is way more complex than simple revenge.