.

Shooting Down The House

Gunshots fired at Puff Daddy's Manhattan recording studio, Daddy's House

October 5, 1999 12:00 AM ET

At 1:30, Friday morning, shots were fired upon Puff Daddy's Manhattanrecording studio. Daddy's House, while the CEO himself was away in Florida. According to the New York Post, the gunshots were fired through the front door, and while no one was directly struck by the gunfire, glass shards from the shattered door injured one woman. The Post went on to suggest that the intended target of the shooting was Shyne, The Bad Boy MC who sounds remarkably like Biggie, who'd gotten into an altercation with the unknown assailants earlier that evening at a night club.

Lil' Kim and Lil' Cease were recording in the studio at the time, both of whom released a statement denying any other involvement with the shooting. Police have yet to determine suspects or a motive for the shooting.

To read the new issue of Rolling Stone online, plus the entire RS archive: Click Here

prev
Music Main Next
Around the Web
Powered By ZergNet
Daily Newsletter

Get the latest RS news in your inbox.

Sign up to receive the Rolling Stone newsletter and special offers from RS and its
marketing partners.

X

We may use your e-mail address to send you the newsletter and offers that may interest you, on behalf of Rolling Stone and its partners. For more information please read our Privacy Policy.

Song Stories

“Madame George”

Van Morrison | 1968

One of the first stream-of-consciousness epics to make it onto a Van Morrison record, his drawn-out farewell to the eccentric "Madame George" lasted nearly 10 minutes, combining ingredients from folk, jazz and classical music. The character that gave the song its title provoked speculation that it was about a drag queen, though Morrison denied this in Rolling Stone. "If you see it as a male or a female or whatever, it's your trip," he remarked. "I see it as a ... a Swiss cheese sandwich. Something like that."

More Song Stories entries »
 
www.expandtheroom.com