Lil’ Kim’s Former Manager Producing Documentary On Hot 97 Shootout

Lil’ Kim’s former

manager Damion "D Roc" Butler has solicited various entertainers and professionals for Conspiracy: 10 Years Later, a documentary that examines

the infamous Hot 97 shootout involving Lil’ Kim.Butler,

who helped shape the careers of Lil’ Kim, Notorious B.I.G., and Junior M.A.F.I.A.,

commissioned director April Maiya to helm the film, which details "the truth"

behind the shootout that left Butler, Lil’ Kim, and subsequent members of their

crew incarcerated.Maiya

also directed Chronicles of the Junior M.A.F.I.A., which was executive

produced by Junior M.A.F.I.A. member James "Lil Cease" Lloyd. Chronicles

details the circumstances leading up to the murder of Notorious B.I.G., as well

as the breakup between Lil’ Kim and Junior M.A.F.I.A.According

to Butler,the 75-minute documentary includes footage of the 2001 shootout at Hot

97, that he claims contains evidence that could dispel rumors about what actually

occurred.In

Jan. 2005, Butler pleaded guilty to participating in the broad-daylight shootout

in February of 2001. He admitted that he fired a handgun outside of the radio

station “with the intent of hurting someone” and is currently serving

an 10-year prison sentence.Butler

tells his story and version of the incident through extensive home videos and

a one-on-one interview. "There

were a lot of untruths that needed to be cleared up in Chronicles of Junior M.A.F.I.A.,"

Butler said in a statement from prison, referring to Maiya’s 2004 project. "And

there’s even more reckless talk going on now about how and why things went down.""Damion

feels the people with loyalty and honor were sentenced to jail and made out to

be the villains," said Maiya. "He told me we had to get the facts straight

to the people."Conspiracy

also chronicles the ten years since Notorious B.I.G.’s death on March 9, 1997,

and examines the "golden age" of New York Hip-Hop with unreleased footage

of some of Hip-Hop’s premier rap stars. Guest

appearances include Lil’ Kim, C-Gutta, Lil Cease, and Junior M.A.F.I.A.Conspiracy

is executive-produced by Butler and also gives executive-production credit to

the late B.I.G. It

is set to hit stores in March 2007.

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