Suge Knight Tells Ice-T Tupac Shakur Might Still Be Alive
Twenty-one years after his untimely death at the hands of driveby shooters, rumors that Tupac Shakur is still among the living persist. One of that rumor's perpetuators is Suge Knight, who recently told Ice-T and Soledad O'Brien that he believes the legendary rapper might still be alive.
During filming for their Fox TV series, Who Shot Tupac & Biggie?, Ice-T and O'Brien called the Death Row Records boss at the L.A. County jail to ask for his take on 'Pac's death. It's at that point Suge suggests 'Pac might not be dead at all, pointing toward some potential foul play.
Suge begins explaining the time period when Tupac died, adding the caveat, "If he died." With her interest piqued, O'Brien asks Suge to elaborate. "I mean, when I left that hospital, me and 'Pac was laughing and joking. So I don't see how somebody could turn from doing well to doing bad," Suge tells O'Brien after she asks if he really thinks 'Pac is alive.
A second later, O' Brien once again asks if Suge thinks the West Coast legend is still breathing. "I'ma tell you, with 'Pac, you never know," Suge responds. Now that's pretty heavy.
If you know the story of Tupac's death, you know the rapper was shot on the Las Vegas strip on Sept. 7, 1996. At the time, he was in a car with Suge, who visited him in the hospital. All of that is inarguable, but no one can confirm whether or not Suge and 'Pac were actually having a coherent conversation once he was on a hospital bed. That probably wouldn't make Suge's claim any more plausible, though.
Check out the clip of Suge's conversation with Ice-T and O' Brien below.
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