.:: Kadafi Biography
Once known as Young Hollywood, Kadafi (real name: Yafeu
A. Fula aka Yaki Kadafi), Yafeu Fula was born in New Jersey on October 9th 1977.
His parents are Yaasmyn Fula and Sekon Odiaga.
In 1994, Young Hollywood ran into his childhood friend Mutah "Napoleon"
Beale who he hadn't had contact with for years. Both of them were
rapping and Young Hollywood's mother told Tupac about him. He felt he
had to met him. They met and Napoleon joined the group. On April 5,
1995, Tupac's LP, Me Against The World, was released. They guest
appeared on "Me Against The World" and "Outlaw".
In 1995, Young Hollywood, Tupac, Bruce "Fatal" Washington, E.D.I.,
Kastro and Napoleon formed the group the Outlaw Immortalz, later changed
to the Outlawz. Tupac gave each member of the group an alias from an
enemy of America, he gave Young Hollywood the alias Kadafi after Lybian
colonel Mu'ammar al-Qadhafi.
On February 13, 1996, Tupac's double LP, All Eyez On Me, was released.
Kadafi guest appeared on "All About U" and "When We Ride".
On June 14, Tupac's "How Do U Want It" single was released. It featured
"Hit 'Em Up" featuring Kadafi, E.D.I. and Fatal. It's the most notorious
dis song in history and they're dissing Bad Boy Entertainment, Chino XL,
Junior M.A.F.I.A. and Mobb Deep on it. Tupac claimed he had sex with Bad
Boy Entertainment recording artist The Notorious B.I.G.'s wife, Faith
Evans, for betraying him. The video which was made for the song is the
Outlawz's first video.
On November 5, Tupac's LP, The Don Killuminati: The 7 Day Theory, was
released. Kadafi guest appeared on two songs, "Hail Mary" and "Just Like
Tupac planned to produce records for the group under his newly formed
company, Euphanasia. Tupac hired Fula's mother Yaasmyn to manage the
L.A.-based company. Fula,just 19 years old, was a passenger in the Lexus
along with fellow group member EDI (Malcolm Greenridge) driven by (Frank
Alexander) that was directly behind Suge's BMW when the shooting of
Tupac occurred. Only Fula told police he might be able to pick out
Tupac's shooter from a photo lineup. He was the only witness that night
who exhibited a willingness to help the police.
On the 10th November 1996 at 3.48am while in the hallway of a federal
housing project in Irvington, New Jersey, where his girlfriend lived,
Yafeu Fula was fatally shot in the face at point blank range, exactly
two months after Tupac Shakur was murdered, efforts to save Fula were
futile & he was pronounced dead at 1pm. Within two days of the
murder,Orange police arrested & charged two teenagers. Yaasmyn Fula ,
one of Afeni Shakurs best friends, lost her only son in that shooting.
Metro police lost their only willing witness to Tupac's murder. Who
killed Kadafi remained unknown to the public until September, 2000 when
Napoleon revealed in an interview with The Source that it was his
cousin, Roddy, who killed him. Roddy claimed it was an accident.
Apparently they were both drunk and high and was playing with a gun,
Roddy accidentally pulled the trigger and a bullet hit Kadafi in the