Stabbings at Biggie release party

Published: 2005-12-23
At a record release party for the Notorious B.I.G.?s new album The Notorious B.I.G. Duets: The Final Chapter three people were stabbed.

According to ?Rayes Cruz and Walter Cougar, had been slashed in the face, and a third, Jonell Williams, was stabbed in the stomach.? The stabbings occurred at the Exit nightclub in Manhattan where the record release party was being held shortly after 3:00 am on December 21.

Minutes before in a parking garage near the club three men were shot. All six victims were sent to hospital.

So far no arrests have been made in either incident and it isn?t known if the two incidents were related.

The record release party, attended by Biggie?s best friend Diddy and his mother Voletta Wallace was to celebrate the release of his third posthumous CD which features duets with the rapper and many of today?s biggest hip hop stars including Jay-Z, Mary J. Blige and Eminem.

The Notorious B.I.G. or Christopher Wallace was shot and killed in 1997.

Writer: Michelle Garcia



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