On the 20th anniversary of the hip hop legend's death, Tupac Shakur is seeing a massive bump in his streaming numbers, as well as a marked uptick in social media activity. ____________________________________ Guest post by Liv Buli of Next Big Sound A wall dedicated to the memory of US rapper...
(PG-13: Language) A biographical film about the life and career of ’90s rapper Tupac Shakur, aka 2Pac. The movie appears to touch on most of his adult life, from his rise to fame to his tragic and violent death. Actor Demetrius Shipp Jr. was born to play this role.
It may seem crazy, but this week marks 20 years since Tupac Shakur was killed. And as is often the case when an anniversary or other major event serves to remind us of an artist posthumously, a surge in activity inevitably follows. But for Shakur, that impact is just a little bit higher.
On the 20th anniversary of Tupac Shakur’s recorded death, the music community is still asking the question: did that really happen? At Consequence of Sound, Alex Young makes the case for Shakur’s survival (and second life in Cuba). Whatever...Show More Summary
SHOT: NPR CELEBRATES TUPAC SHAKUR’S ‘PRO-FEMINIST,’ ‘PRO-CHOICE’ LEGACY. —NewsBusters, yesterday. Chaser: When Bing died, most Americans knew he was the guy who sang “White Christmas”. Elvis? “Heartbreak Hotel”. Lennon? “Imagine”. But 2Pac is a model of contemporary shortcut celebrity: he became a household name without ever having had a household song. First, he was famous […]
Demetrius Shipp Jr drops by the Neighborhood to chat about starring as Tupac Shakur in new movie “All Eyez On Me” Pressure of living up the legacy of Pac, Working with Tupac’s family/friends to learn the role and more!
Tupac’s durability as an icon has much to do with his complex character as it does his artistry and talent. While the first trailer for All Eyez On Me focused on building up to a reveal of Demetrius Shipp Jr. as Tupac Shakur, this longer trailer lingers on the pressures that shaped—and eventually ended—his complicated life. Show More Summary
On the 20th Anniversary of Tupac Shakur's death, rare content has been released. Continue reading…
Today marks the 20th anniversary of a seminal moment in Rap history: the passing of Tupac Shakur. Like the events of 9/11, which we just acknowledged on its own 15 year anniversary two days ago, ‘Pac’s death and the murder of Biggie a year later, were transformative events for a culture. Nothing was the same […]
The full trailer for the Tupac Shakur biopic All Eyez on Me has been released, and by no coincidence, Tuesday also marks the 20th anniversary of the rapper's death. Newcomer Demetrius Shipp Jr. is playing the late artist, to whom he bears an uncanny, almost scary resemblance. Show More Summary
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September 13, 2016 marks the 20th anniversary of hip-hop icon Tupac Shakur.
Later this year, the Tupac Shakur biopic All Eyez On Me — starring relative-unknown actor Demetrius Shipp, Jr., who looks like an exact clone of Shakur — will come to theaters. We’ve already seen a short glimpse of the movie. But the producers chose today, the 20th anniversary of Shakur’s death, to release the full […]
Rapper Tupac Shakur died exactly 20 years ago, after succumbing to injuries from a shooting that took place on a Las Vegas street nearly a week before. He was only 25 years old. He would've been 45 today. Shakur's controversial and influential...Show More Summary
Peep the thrilling second trailer to the Tupac Shakur biopic, 'All Eyez on Me.' Continue reading…
All Eyez on Me is the new Tupac Shakur biopic starring Demetrius Shipp, Jr. (Tupac), Jamal Woolard (Biggie Smalls), and more. Today, on the 20th anniversary of Tupac’s death, a new trailer for the film has been released, as Complex points out. Check it out below. The film’s release was recently delayed—reportedly until November—over a licensing dispute.
Tuesday is the 20th anniversary of Tupac Shakur's killing, and there's no shortage of articles about his life and death: Rolling Stone counts down eight ways he changed the world, including his performance in Juice, "the first great dramatic performance by a rapper in a movie." The full list is...
In his new book, Original Gangstas: The Untold Story of Dr. Dre, Eazy-E, Ice Cube, Tupac Shakur, and the Birth of West Coast Rap (out this month through Hachette Books), former L.A. Weekly music editor Ben Westhoff explores the origins of gangsta rap, the confrontational, street-savvy, funk-infused style that would...
Unless you're one of the conspiracy theorists who thinks he's alive and well in Cuba, as of September 13, 2016, Tupac Shakur has been dead for 20 years. Twenty years. Two decades. Wow, that is a long time. A long enough time to fadeShow More Summary