“And he get to talking about faking his own death”
American Dream/American Knightmare will air tonight on Showtime. Antoine Fugua who directed the documentary, had several exclusive interviews with Suge Knight. One of those interviews, Suge Knight made some ground breaking claims. One of which Knight claims Tupac spoke about faking his death.
During a trip with Tupac to Maui, knight explains that Tupac couldn’t have been happier. “We was in Maui, you know what I mean, and Pac had, like, never been to Maui,” Suge tells Fuqua. “And he get to talking about faking his own death. And Pac was more down for doing, like, the… the… the last little videos and shit of him dying all in the white, you know what I’m sayin’, with Redd Foxx and everybody like that.”
The music video Suge is referring to is for the song ‘I Ain’t Mad At Cha’. Suge says that, unlike other videos, Tupac was acting differently with this one. “He was cussin’ everybody out. With this particular video, he was like, man, what’s up, right?” he explains. “And I felt like, he talkin’ about this shit, and our dreams and our future is built together because we plannin’ on doing, so if you talkin’ about not bein’ here, losing your life, and doin’ all these muthafuckin’ videos where you dead and shit, I’m like, shit… if somethin’ really happen to you, nigga, I ain’t gonna be that muthafucka there with tears in my muthafuckin’ eyes, I’m gonna be that muthafucka like, shit, still pushin’ for you.”
The Documentary that delves deep into the life and storied exploits of the iconic Death Row Records co-founder Suge Knight, as well as the volatile and highly influential era in gangsta rap he presided over. Through a series of interviewers face to face with director Antoine Fuqua, Knight reveals exactly how it all happened and why it all fell apart. Knight is currently in jail pending trial on murder, attempted-murder and hit-and-run charges.
American Dream/American Knightmare airs tonight, December 21 @ 8:30/7:30PM Central Time on Showtime.