Marion ‘Suge’ Knight claims that his ex-wife and former Death Row Records security chief Reggie White Jr killed Tupac Shakur, and insists he was the real target of the 1996 drive-by.
Suge’s attorney Thaddeus Culpepper wrote in a signed affidavit, that ‘Knight has known for many years that Reggie Wright Jr. and his ex-wife Sharitha were behind the murder of Tupac and attempted murder of Knight.’ He added that Knight also had alleged details of Wright’s involvement in The Notorioius B.I.G. murder case. The film features Culpepper’s signed affidavit – which was taken by former LAPD detective Russell Poole on July 18, 2015. Poole, who also contributed to the book, appears to agree with Suge’s theory.
He told Vice in 2015 that Wright Jr. and Suge’s ex, Sharitha Knight orchestrated the murder to assume control of Death Row Records. ‘Suge wasn’t divorced yet and if he died in that hit, she’d get most of everything,’ Poole said. ‘So she went to Wright Jr., who was in charge of Death Row and ran it while Suge was in prison. ‘Wright Jr. has gotten away with it this whole time. They floated a whole lot of propaganda to former LA Times reporter Chuck Phillips, calling in hundreds if not thousands of fake clues.’