Guy Torry Recalls Curving Tupac At The Height Of East & West Tension
Additional interesting story about the late Tupac. In the mid-90s, comedian Guy Torry became a good friend of Tupac Shakur. Let truth told, Tupac Shakur was one of the loudest voices in Torry’s ear about pursuing comedy seriously. Despite Shakur’s imminent story status, Guy called to mind when he avoided Pac completely out of fear that his affiliation to the rapper would tarnish his reputation. Between the diss records and controversial magazine covers, Guy Torry stepping away from his friend Tupac.
“At that time I remembered ‘wait a minute. We’re at the height of the East Coast/West Coast drama. He was driving a cream-colored, drop-top Rolls Royce and I was like ‘I don’t know if I wanna be ridin’ around with Tupac at like midnight in L.A. at the height of the East/West drama so I had a little pager and I faked like a girl paged me,” Guy recalled. “I was like ‘oh, I forgot, I got this little shorty waiting outside my crib, and he was like ‘go handle that. Where is that spot at?’ I told him where the spot was and I was like ‘Whooo! Dodged a bullet.”