Earlier in the week, reports arose that Jimmy “Henchmen” Rosemond had confessed to setting up the Quad Studios shooting of Tupac Shakur. This infamous shooting is what initially pitted Tupac against The Notorious B.I.G. and what ultimately led to their passing.
Well yesterday, Jimmy Rosemond’s publicist, Sibrena Stowe de Fernandez, tells The Source that the reports are false and Jimmy is going to “beat the Isht out of Chuck Philips (Journalist who initially reported the story)” when he comes home.
“This Chuck Philips character is the “Howard Cosell” to Jimmy Rosemond. This Philips guy is trying to rebuild his torn reputation as a discredited journalist. And let’s be clear, obviously folks are going to print whatever none sense they see others print. The bottom line is, Jimmy has stated time and time again, he had nothing to do with the shooting at Quad studios and rapper Tupac Shakur.”
“If anyone knows Jimmy they know he doesn’t have a problem with telling folks that and if he did shoot 2Pac he damn sure wouldn’t say he didn’t do it and if he did, what would be the motive? Jimmy’s had more more money than 2pac, he had a street cred that dudes would love to have and he had card blanche with any record label and exec in the business. Why would he shoot Tupac? Certainly not for jewelry, nor money, nor envy of a reputation. Trust me, when Jimmy comes home, he’s going to beat the Isht out of Chuck Philips and if I were folks I wouldn’t count him out and show me the proferring statements that they claim say he shot 2pac. What happened to journalists fact checking the stories they run?”
Jimmy Rosemond was found guilty last month for operating a drug ring and indicted for murder last Friday.
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