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The mack vibe - sky's the limit

The rapid success of Notorious ., and Bad Boy as a company, raised some tensions, especially with the Los Angeles, California -based Death Row . For 2 years leading up to 1995, West Coast Hip Hop , dominated by Death Row, had been preeminent in mainstream Rap. Suge Knight , CEO of Death Row, held Sean Combs responsible for the shooting death of his friend Jake Robles, allegedly at the hands of Sean Combs' bodyguard. Tensions were heightened when Death Row signed superstar rapper 2Pac , who alleged that Bad Boy, notably The Notorious . and Puff Daddy, had been complicit in the November 1994 shooting of him in the lobby of Quad Studios in Times Square .