Every time you punch a clown, peanuts come out.
September 6, 1996, Tupac Shakur was shot in a drive-by in Las Vegas, dying six days later.
March 6, 1997, Biggie Smalls, aka Notorious B. I. G., Christopher Wallace, was shot in a drive-by in Los Angeles.
The Murder of Biggie Smalls * Cathy Scott
The Killing of Tupac Shakur * Cathy Scott
PBS Frontline: Rampart Scandal documentary
Suge Knight: current legal problems ongoing
David Mack–Gaines’ partner, was there when Biggie was shot: LAbyrinth: A Detective Investigates the Murders of Tupac Shakur and Notorious B.I.G., the Implication of Death Row Records’ Suge Knight, and the Origins of the Los Angeles Police Scandal * Randall Sullivan
Frank Lyga–dated Suge’s ex-wife, involved with Death Row Records and the Bloods
Bernard Parks: article about his ousting at streetgangs.com
and, last but never least, *drumrolllllllll*, Johnnie Cochran: his autobiography
Bands from this episode:
- The Intimidators
- Street Hoodlums
Cultural references from this episode: