Legendary NBA Star Shaquille O’Neal reveals a little insider secret over the death of Biggie Smalls, claiming he warned him not to go to the party. Hit the jump for the full scoop!

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While guest-hosting ESPN’s Russillo & Kanell radio show, commentator Amin Elhassan shared a story of when Shaq told him of how he warned against the rap star attending the ultimately fatal party which led to his shooting that night:

“Remember when the movie Notorious came out?” says Elhassan, who worked with the Phoenix Suns while O’Neal was a player there. “We got an advanced screening and watched it and, afterwards, Grant Hill was talking about how he was at the VIBE party that Biggie was at right before he got shot. So everyone was listening to Grant Hill like, ‘This is an amazing story.’ Except for Shaq, who was on the other end of the room and says, ‘That ain’t nothing.’ And then, he claims that he was at a tattoo parlor that afternoon and Biggie asked him what he was doing that night. He said, ‘Chillin’. What are you doing?’ Biggie said, ‘Going to the Vibe party.’ And then he said, ‘Don’t do that.’ And then he leaned back in his chair and folded his arms as if to say, ‘And the rest if history.”

“If he had listened to Shaq, he’d still be alive today,” Elhassan says.

Biggie was allegedly set up by Suge Knight to be killed by a Bloods gang member Wardell “Poochie” Fouse in retaliation for Tupac’s murder 6 months earlier. Both murder cases still remain quite eerie to many fans and conspiracy theorists alike, many still questioning the whole situation.

The Notorious B.I.G was murdered in a drive-by shooting March 9, 1997 outside of Peterson Automotive Museum in Los Angeles. R.i.p to one of the greats.