Like Kendrick Lamar, Glasses Malone grew up in and around the gang life of Compton, California. And like Kendrick’s To Pimp A Butterfly, Malone’s new single “Thuggin'” is visited by the ghost of Tupac Shakur. It’s also visited by Kendrick himself, and the end result is an excellent rap song. Both MCs deliver tough, raspy […]
Tupac Shakur's forthcoming biopic, "Tupac," has experienced a slight shift as it was announced last week that “Devil In A Blue Dress” director Carl Franklin has been named to replace John Singleton as the film's director. According to...Show More Summary
Following in the illuminated footsteps of noted iconoclast Tupac Shakur, a protest group in Spain took to the streets on Sunday—in hologram form. To the best of our knowledge it’s the first hologram political demonstration ever. Read more...
According to a former Las Vegas police officer, the last words ever spoken by slain rap great Tupac Shakur (if he is in fact dead) were this simple but profound declaration: "F--k you." Yes, instead of revealing his shooter's identity, however, Tupac's last words were this directive to an officer of the law. Show More Summary
The studio behind the upcoming Tupac Shakur biopic has decided to part ways with director John Singleton. Rather than wallowing in disarray, they immediately replaced him with Carl Franklin. But that hasn't stopped an insider from...Show More Summary
Less than a week after filmmaker John Singleton said the long-in-the-works Tupac Shakur biopic was "on hold," the director has severed his ties to the film. He addressed his exit on Instagram, accompanied by a picture of an article claiming that director Carl Franklin (Out of Time, Homeland, House of Cards)...
Despite rumors to the contrary, the Tupac Shakur movie is not dead, but it is on hold. John Singleton, who was set to direct, said that he was putting the film on hold. The Atlanta-Journal Constitution quotes Singleton as saying about the Tupac film, “You just want to get it right. Show More Summary
All eyez are on Carl Franklin now. The "Devil in a Blue Dress" director has replaced John Singleton at the helm of "Tupac," the long-gestating biopic about rapper Tupac Shakur.
John Singleton, perhaps best known for his 1991 coming-of-age drama Boyz In The Hood, is vacating the director’s chair for that Tupac Shakur biopic that’s been in the works for almost five years now. Singleton, who worked with Shakur on his 1993 film Poetic Justice, has been attached to the project since 2014. Show More Summary
The endless effort to make a movie about the life of Tupac Shakur hit another roadblock when John Singleton announced on Instagram that he has bailed on the project. His words: “Real talk! The reason I am not making this picture is because the people involved aren’t really respectful of the legacy of Tupac Amaru Shakur. Show More Summary
Creative differences might work in the project's favor. Read the full article on AICN Jeremy here... When John Singleton replaced Antoine Fuqua as director on Morgan Creek's Tupac Shakur biopic, many viewed it as an ideal hire. After...Show More Summary
The long-gestating Tupac Shakur biopic has stalled yet again. Director John Singleton says it’s “on hold for right now,” because he just wants to make sure to “get it right.” Meanwhile, a rumor has cropped up that Singleton is beingShow More Summary
You won't see that Tupac Shakur film from John Singleton anytime soon, the Boyz n the Hood director says it's on hold. Read more...
BY MELISSA RUGGIERI Tupac Shakur fans eagerly awaiting the long-awaited biopic by John Singleton will have to remain patient. Singleton told XXL this week that he’s put his involvement in the project on hold “because we’re...
Director John Singleton has stopped work on the film, as he feels the script is not yet up to par.
Filmmaker John Singleton has put his long-in-the-works Tupac Shakur biopic "on hold," at least on his end. "I'm putting my involvement on hold right now because we're trying to figure out some things," he recently told XXL. "I got a script and I got the blessings from his family. We'll...
Gawker’s Black Bag column is celebrating Illuminati Month by considering all sorts of theories, from crackpot to crazy. Today, Black Bag picks up one of pop culture’s more recent enduring secret plots; the beloved “Tupac Shakur isn’t really dead” conspiracy. Show More Summary
In a world where Tupac Shakur can be "resurrected" as a hologram to perform at a concert, or Audrey Hepburn can be inserted into a commercial, celebrities' images can continue being exploited long after their deaths. Well, not if Robin Williams had anything to say about it.
New music and other material from Tupac Shakur’s estate is forthcoming, as new efforts are underway to mine the late rapper’s musical legacy. According to Rolling Stone, Afeni Shakur Davis, Tupac’s mother, has been working to provide JAM, Inc., with complete access to all of Shakur’s previously unreleased recordings and other artistic work. Show More Summary
While there are still many unsolved details surrounding Tupac Shakur's murder in 1996, a new study has found that the late California rapper is part of a bigger statistic regarding the deaths of hip-hop artists. Continue reading…