James Rosemond, the rap manager one L.A. journalist says was behind an attack that sparked the East Coast-West Coast hip-hop wars of the 1990s, was convicted today in a case that accused him of running a New York-to-L.A. cocaine ring, a courtroom observer told the Weekly.
Rosemond, who goes by the ... More >>
Chuck Philips, award-winning LA Times journalist, is out of a job.Chuck Philips, once a top reporter for the Los Angeles Times, spent over a decade investigating the murders of West Coast rapper Tupac Shakur and his East Coast rival, the Notorious B.I.G.
But in 2008, when it was revealed tha ... More >>
James Rosemond.Update: According to various reports Rosemond was remanded/held without bail following a court appearance today.
A hip-hop impresario alleged to have had a role in the 1994 attack on rapper Tupac Shakur that set off the East Coast-West Coast rap wars of the '90s was arrested i ... More >>
James "Jimmy Henchman" RosemondAs just reported by Dennis Romero on our news blog, The Informer, James "Jimmy Henchman" Rosemond was apprehended this morning in New York.
Rosemond was collared this morning after a foot chase near Park Avenue and 21st St., a federal official told the Weekly. ... More >>
Tupac ShakurUpdate: The NYPD plans to interview Isaac. Meanwhile, Rosemond's lawyer says the confession is a "flat out lie," told in hopes that the prisoner might be able to "work off his sentence."
Originally posted June 15 at 1 p.m.
A Brooklyn prisoner named Dexter Isaac, currently servin ... More >>
Tupac leaving the hospital after the 1994 shootingOn November 30th, 1994, Tupac Shakur was shot in Manhattan's Quad Studios. The night sparked the East-West coast feud that left legends Tupac and The Notorious B.I.G. both dead less than three years later.
Now, on the eve of Tupac's 40th bir ... More >>