Jaws dropped at the Coachella music festival in 2012 when rapper Tupac Shakur arrived on stage to perform. After all, he died in 2006 from multiple gunshot wounds. Modern technology brought him back from the dead six years later as a life-sized hologram to spit verses alongside his old friends Snoop Dogg and Dr. Show More Summary
Tupac Shakur's hologram "performed" alongside Snoop Dogg and Dr. Dre at the Coachella festival in 2012, and that trend will continue with Ol' Dirty Bastard and Eazy-E, who will be resurrected as holograms for the 2013 Rock the BellsShow More Summary
In 1977, Black Panther Party member Joanne Chesimard, who now goes by Assata Shakur (yes, that Shakur; she’s Tupac’s godmother), was convicted of murdering New Jersey state trooper Werner Foerster. She was sent to prison, but escaped...Show More Summary
"Big Frank," the former body guard of late rapper Tupac "2Pac" Shakur, was found dead in his California home Sunday night. Frank Alexander, 54, was...
For the first time in history, a woman was added to the FBI's Most Wanted Terrorist List on Thursday. Her celebrity extends beyond that, though, as the woman has a relative of note among music circle: She is Joanne Chesimard, who isShow More Summary
Convicted killer and former Black Liberation Army member wanted after fleeing to Cuba Video LAST UPDATED AT 12:53 ON Fri 3 May 2013 JOANNE CHESIMARD, godmother and step-aunt of late rap icon Tupac Shakur, has become the first woman to...Show More Summary
First Tupac’s bodyguard is found dead yesterday and now his step-aunt is added to this list. Interesting turn of events. Assata Shakur Added To FBI’s Most Wanted Terrorists List According to The Huffington Post The reward for the capture and
R.I.P. Frank. Tupac’s Bodyguard Found Dead According to Thisis50 and Ms. Starz In a breaking story from the critically acclaimed blog, ThisIs50, comes the news that late rapper Tupac Shakur’s former bodyguard Frank Alexander has been found dead in California.
Courtesy of TruthAboutTupac.com by Cathy Scott Frank Alexander, a bodyguard for the late rapper Tupac Shakur, has passed away. Alexander was in a car directly behind Tupac and his record producer, Suge Knight, in September 1996 near the Las Vegas Strip when Tupac was shot. Show More Summary
David Eichenberger illustrated what would happen if we mindmeld Spock with Tupac "2Pac" Shakur. Highly illogical? Well, just consider that we brought back Spock from the dead and 2Pac had his own resurrection (though from his posthumous album releases, we'd never have known that he's dead to begin with). Via Popped Culture
Variety: Tupac Shakur has been dead since 1996, but his star is only on the rise. Miles Davis, Jimi Hendrix, Janis Joplin and Johnny Cash remain in the public eye with projects that range from biopics to hip-hop mashups to CD retrospectives to retail lines. Show More Summary
Lovers, Californians, and those with “ambitionz,” take notice: Tupac Shakur’s fedora from the non-apocalyptic version of “California Love” video is now up for auction. The item—which is currently owned by Motley Crue frontman VinceShow More Summary
Eighteen years ago this week, Tupac Shakur sat inside a maximum security correctional facility while his third solo album, Me Against The World, hit shelves. The project represented a medium [...] The post The iPod Shuffle – Tupac’s “Dear Mama” appeared first on The Smoking Section.
Gangster rap icon Tupac Shakur secretly LOVED sappy love songs... especially Frank Sinatra's... so says Jim Belushi, who's now taking credit for inspiring Tupac's soft side.Jim was out in L.A. Tuesday when we asked if Tupac inspired him while they…
The long delayed Tupac Shakur biopic is still in the works, according to director Antoine Fuqua. There just isn’t a script yet. Via All Hip Hop: Citing bad timing of the announcement Fuqua asserted to The Playlist blog that the movie...Show More Summary
Plus the Olympus Has Fallen director offers updates on his Tupac Shakur biopic, Miles Davis biopic, the boxing drama Southpaw and more. [...]
Seventeen years after his death, Tupac‘s music continues to live on. His mother Afeni Shakur has pledged to release his entire body of work. More »
Tupac Shakur made headlines last year when he appeared—as a hologram—alongside Snoop Dogg and Dr. Dre at the Coachella music festival. So it may come as a surprise to some that the new manager of his estate shot down rumors of a hologram tour in a recent interview with FORBES.
Senator Marco Rubio’s love of rap has lately become a source of media fascination. The celebrity gossip website TMZ recently tracked him down in D.C. and got him to weigh in on Lil’ Wayne’s styling himself as the new Tupac Shakur. “Nah, there’s only one Tupac,” said Rubio. Keep reading this post...