Diddy Linked to Tupac’s Death in ‘Murder Rap’ Documentary
A documentary called Murder Rap claims to have identified the killers of the Notorious B.I.G. and Tupac. In one of the bombshell reveals, the documentary alleges that Diddy hired the man who murdered Tupac.
The documentary uses the work of retired LAPD detective Greg Kading, who led a special task force to investigate the murders. Kading's findings let him to a conclusion on who murder Biggie and Tupac.
Kading determined that Diddy hired Crips gang member Duane Keith "Keffe D" Davis to murder Tupac and Suge Knight for a bounty of $1 million. But, Kading found that it was actually Davis' nephew, Orlando "Baby Lane" Anderson, who shot Tupac on the infamous night in Las Vegas on Sep. 7, 1996. Kading used a confession from Davis to make his final determination on the matter.
On the other side of the coin, Kading's work led him to the conclusion that Suge Knight hired Bloods gang member Wardell "Poochie" Harris to kill the Notorious B.I.G. in retaliation. Biggie was murdered in Los Angeles on March 9, 1997.
Kading spoke about his investigation in an interview with HipHopDX. Kading made a point to say that these cases are not unsolved, but unprosecuted.
"It’s not that the case is unsolved,” Kading said. “It’s merely unprosecuted and because of a variety of circumstances, the cases are unprosecutable. But that doesn’t mean they’re unsolved. So internally, we realize that we’ve solved the cases but perhaps the public, by not having gone through a trial process, doesn’t understand how they can be solved and not prosecuted.”
Kading went into more detail about why the case will never be prosecuted.
"Any good district attorney is going to realize the fallibility of trying to put a case in court against the kind of defense that Puffy Combs could mount in easily discrediting somebody such as a Compton gang member with his history,” Kading said. "It comes down to a matter of a DA looking at it and going, ‘What is the probability of success in this prosecution?’ And when there’s not high probability they elect not to prosecute. The same set of circumstances goes for the Biggie Smalls case.”
Murder Rap: Inside the Biggie and Tupac Murders is available now. The documentary is also scheduled to be on Netflix in the spring.
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