Who is Jacques Agnant

1. Jacques “Haitian Jack” Agnant  is a Haitian-born music executive and promoter in the rap music industry.

2.He has worked with several popular artists including Tupac Shakur, The Notorious B.I.G., Justin Rose, and Wyclef Jean.

3. Agnant’s family migrated to East Flatbush, Brooklyn from Haiti. He became immersed in the street life by selling drugs during the crack epidemic of the 1980s and 1990s. Eventually, he became a club promoter.

4. He was also involved with singer Madonna. Agnant managed various rappers and collaborated with Wyclef Jean, who is a paternal relative. He became friends with rapper Tupac Shakur. Shakur accused Agnant of orchestrating the robbery at Quad Recording Studios in 1994 in his song “Against All Odds,” in which Shakur was shot. Agnant denied that he had ordered the attack. Around this time, Agnant was hired Director of A&R by his friend Lance “Un’ Rivera, CEO of the rap label Undeas Recordings.

5.In 1999, Agnant was hired as security by music executive Steve Stoute, following an altercation in which Sean “Puff Daddy” Combs assaulted Stoute with a champagne bottle.

6. Following a conviction for a shooting in a Los Angeles nightclub in 2004, which led to prison time, Agnant was deported to Haiti

7. In 2007. In 2015, it was reported that Benny Boom was set to direct a miniseries on the life of Haitian Jack.

8. In 2021, Agnant was featured in the FX documentary Hip Hop Uncovered. He currently lives in the Dominican Republic. He is best known for his connection to Tupac in the early 1990s.

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