Randy Walker (August 21, 1968 - November 29, 1995), better known by his stage name Stretch, was an American rapper and producer.
Life and career:
Stretch was a rapper and hip hop producer from Springfield Gardens, Queens, New York who founded the hip hop group Live Squad with his brother Majesty in the late 1980s. He made brief cameo appearances in several films, such as Juice, Who's the Man? and Bullet, and contributed to the soundtrack Above the Rim. He is perhaps most famous for his work and close affiliation with Tupac Shakur during the early 1990s.
On the evening of November 29, 1995, Stretch was on his way home after dropping off his brother Chris when he was killed after being chased and shot four times in the back by at least two men who pulled up alongside his green minivan in a black car at 112th Avenue and 209th Street in Queens Village just after 12:30 A.M., while he was driving. His minivan smashed into a tree and hit a parked car before flipping over. Stretch was killed exactly one year after Tupac's 1994 Quad Studio shooting, and many people believe that Stretch was killed as a form of retaliation related to Tupac.
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