The Los Angeles Times has obtained FBI records that show that Sean “Diddy/Puffy/Puff Daddy” Combs was behind Tupac’s 1994 ambush at the Quad Recording Studios in New York. An attack on Tupac Shakur launched a hip-hop war:
Now, newly discovered information, including interviews with people who were at the studio that night, lends credence to Shakur’s insistence that associates of rap impresario Sean “Diddy” Combs were behind the assault. Their alleged motives: to punish Shakur for disrespecting them and rejecting their business overtures and, not incidentally, to curry favor with Combs. […]
The records — summaries of FBI interviews with the informant conducted in July and December 2002 — provide details of how Shakur was lured to the studio and ambushed. Others with knowledge of the incident corroborated the informant’s account in interviews with The Times and gave additional details.
As if Diddy’s music wasn’t crime enough to lock him up…