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Police probing street gang in the slayings of 2 rappers

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A violent street gang with roots in Los Angeles is under investigation in the deaths of rappers Tupac Shakur and The Notorious B.I.G., Time magazine reported.

Police in Las Vegas believe a member of the Crips was responsible for the Sept. 7 drive-by shooting of Shakur, 25, near the Las Vegas Strip, Time said in its March 24th edition, due out this week.Crips hired as bodyguards are being investigated in the March 9 drive-by killing in Los Angeles of The Notorious B.I.G., whose real name was Christopher Wallace, Time said, citing unidentified sources.