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Jimmy “Henchman” Rosemond Admits To Setting Up 1994 Tupac Shakur Shooting


In all likelihood for Jimmy “Henchman” Rosemond, the s#it has been introduced to the fan. Not only was Henchman found guilty last month for operating a drug ring and indicted for murder on Friday, but he has finally come clean about his role in the infamous Quad Studios shooting of Tupac Shakur.

This shooting turned friends Tupac and The Notorious B.I.G. into bitter enemies and eventually led to demise of both of their lives. Per The Village Voice:

“Rosemond secretly admitted to involvement in Tupac’s ambush during one of nine “Queen For A Day” proffer sessions with the government last autumn, court transcripts show. (In such sessions, suspects under investigation choose to enter an agreement with the government to confess knowledge of certain crimes with the agreement that the information won’t be used to prosecute them.) His confession unfolded as he was trying to carve out a cooperation deal that might lead to a reduced sentence, according to federal prosecutors.

“Rosemond apparently came clean about his involvement in Tupac’s ambush shortly after his former best friend, Dexter Isaac, stepped forward last summer to publicly confess that he had led the attack on Shakur in 1994. Isaac released a statement on June 16, 2011 to allhiphop.com, saying it was Rosemond who had paid him to rob and pistol-whip Tupac.”

The statute of limitations on robbery is seven years, so although this confession brings minor closure to a huge chapter in Hip-Hop, the involved parties will see zero jail time for this.


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  • My_Mind_Speaks

    The streets will give him what he deserves…

    Tupac was a legend…Jimmy was part of the reason Tupac isn’t here today…

  • Nikki

    Of course.

  • noneyah

    “Promise the payback Jimmy henchman in due time” ……tupac against all odds

    • Exactly,someone whos smart,tupac aleady knew this and smart people too so this is news to whom?

  • onibaku

    I get they cant be tried for Robbery.. but what about ATTEMPTED MURDER they shot pac and left him for dead.

    • joe

      i don’t know… its been said for years that he was just getting robbed and got scared and tried pulling out his own gun, but it went off and he shot himself ( thats how its said he got shot in the nuts as well) even Dr. Dre not even dissing him kinda spoke on that in Rap Pages (back when 2001 was bout to drop)

  • E

    pac didn’t say big did it…he said big didn’t look out for as a friend. pac also said big knew who did it and i believe big,and puff knew what was about to go down.

    • Thank you,even the people who wrote this article dont know sht

  • SDN

    What’s in the dark comes to light. But what a shame, so typical. Peace, Tupac. You are loved, appreciated and sadly missed.

  • make me wanna holla…

  • kesh

    Now after so many years of Tupac being deceased dey jus now deciding to confess, dirty basterds! R.I.P. Tupac, we love u !

    • Guest

      This is the 1994 shooting, not the one the killed him in 96.

  • Tupac Shakurs Alledged Quad City Studios Shooter Confesses

    Dexter Isaac said…

    Mr. Rosemond has crucified good reporters like Chuck Phillips, at the LA Times, and Alison Gendar, ate the Daily News, for telling the truth about him and his activities, He claims they had no proof that he was a rat for the government, which is an outright lie, because Mr. Rosemond, you signed a proffer agreement with the U.S. Attorney’s office in New York on 10-20-1998. Mr. Rosemond, I have copies of your presentence report from North Carolina dated 1-13-1997 and other documents about you working with the government sending people you befriended to prison so you can maintain your own freedom. I have met with individuals on whom Mr. Rosemond has told.

    When I was first notified a couple years ago that the feds and Chuck Philips were investigating you, I wrote you and sent you everything they sent me. I kept it real with you because that’s what real G’s do. Anyway, that was before I found out that you were, in fact, already a turncoat rat for the government. Mr. Rosemond, if I was an informant like you, I would’ve been home years ago with my family, not doing life in prison.

    In 1994, James Rosemond hired me to rob Tupac Shakur at the Quad Studio. He gave me $2,500 , plus all the jewelry I took, except for one ring, which he wanted for himself. It was the biggest of the two diamond rings that we took. He said he wanted to put the stone in a new setting for his girlfriend at the time, Cynthia Ried. I still have as proof the chain that we took that night in the robbery.

    Now Im not going to talk about my friend Biggies death, but I would like to give their mothers some closure. Its about time that someone did, and I will do so at a different time. Jimmy, you and Puffy like to come off all innocent-like, but as the saying goes: You can fool some of the people some of the time, but you cannot fool all of the people all of the time.

    Mr. Rosemond, I ask you; Are you going to flip on Puffy when the feds get you? Tosave yourself like you have done in the past?

  • Jimmy, Tutt
    “Shorty Oakland”
    Fort Greene
    You started it
    (u no darest)
    Ridin’ for Ben too
    Much heavier than 94
    Reap w— y– s–
    Word Bond.

  • fuckin rat