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Former Nation Of Islam man claims to know Biggie murderer

By | Published on Thursday 7 July 2011

Notorious BIG

And so the Tupac and Biggie sagas continue. Following that recent admission by a jailed former associate of Czar Entertainment chief Jimmy Rosemond that he was involved in a robbery against the late Tupac Shakur back in 1994, now another jailed man has come forward to claim he was an accessory in the actual murder of the Notorious BIG, in that he helped hide the gun that killed the rapper in 1997.

The man, Clayton Hill, is a former member of the Nation Of Islam organisation, and he now claims it was through his involvement with that group that he played a role in covering up the murder of Biggie. He has told HipHopDX that shortly after the rapper, real name Christopher Wallace, had been shot dead he was instructed by various members of Nation Of Islam to meet with an anonymous man at a Greyhound Bus Station who would give him a package to be delivered to one of the religious organisation’s buildings.

Hill claims that the anonymous man introduced himself as Dawoud Muhammad, and that he revealed he was on the run after murdering Wallace, who he had shot to order in return for a $25,000 cash payment. Hill alleges: “[Dawoud Muhammad] stated to me that he was on the run for the murder. He disclosed that he was the shooter of The Notorious BIG because he was a former Blood gang member and was paid to do so”.

Hill says he was then handed a wrapped up semi-automatic gun which he, as he had been instructed to do, took to the personal driver of Nation Of Islam leader Louis Farrakhan, who would then take the gun to the “final destination within the headquarters of the Nation of Islam”. Hill adds that he suspects Farrakhan himself was unaware of any of these activities, saying: “I doubt if Minister Farrakhan knew anything, he would have been insulated from that”.

Of course, Hill’s reliability as a witness will no doubt be questioned by some, while others will note he is speaking now because he is about to publish a book about his experiences. However, he insists that he initially disclosed all this information to the FBI late last year, and that might relate to reports earlier this year that investigations into the as yet unsolved murder of Wallace had been stepped up following the discovery of new evidence.

It’s not clear if the alleged shooter Dawoud Muhammad is a new figure in the Biggie murder story, or whether it might have been an alternative name used by someone previously linked to the shooting, perhaps Amir Muhammed, the associate of one time LAPD officer David Mack, both of whom were linked to the crime in past investigations. Though nothing has ever been proven one way or the other, of course, except that the LAPD totally bungled up the initial investigation into Wallace’s killing, possibly to protect their own.

Police investigations continue into both the unsolved and possibly linked 1996 and 1997 murders of Tupac Shakur and The Notorious BIG.