As the credits rolled in Straight Outta Compton, I couldn't help thinking about what came next: the era of Death Row Records and the musical careers it produced or launched, including Tupac Shakur's, Snoop Dogg's and Dr. Dre's. There's a lot more to be told about the rise of West Coast hip-hop.
The FBI’s Untold War Against Tupac Shakur Black Music and Black Leaders Interview with Author & Journalist, John Potash by Lamont Lilly | @Lamont_Lilly | NewBlackMan (in Exile) John Potash is the author of The FBI War on Tupac Shakur and Black Leaders. Show More Summary
The 2001 documentary turned book features many of the same characters — Snoop Dogg, Tupac Shakur, Suge Knight — but no music rights, which could complicate the deal. read more
Previously unseen footage has been unearthed of Suge Knight, Tupac Shakur, Snoop Dogg, and several other Death Row Records artists participating in the Brotherhood Crusade Rally on August 15th,1996, The Source reports. The rally was one of the last events Tupac attended before being shot dead a month later. Show More Summary
Looks can get you nearly anywhere in Hollywood - especially if you look like somebody that Hollywood is making a movie about. Marcc Rose looks remarkably like Tupac Shakur which was perfect for his role in Straight Outta Compton. But...Show More Summary
The N.W.A biopic Straight Outta Compton has become a huge box office success for Universal. Now comes word that a quasi-sequel involving two of the most respected west coast icons in hip-hop — Snoop Dogg and the late Tupac Shakur — is in the works. Continue reading…
Straight Outta Compton" took home an astounding $24.2 million on opening night alone, so it makes sense that a sequel is already in the works. According to TMZ, this time around it'll focus on the famed rap careers of Snoop Dogg, Tupac...Show More Summary
Shia LaBeouf steps out wearing shorts to show off some of his new ink on Monday (August 17) in West Hollywood, Calif. The 29-year-old actor, who hit up his gym that afternoon, has a new Tupac Shakur tattoo, among a few others. It’s not clear when Shia got the tattoos done, but he had them [...]
Suge Knight is often the key culprit at the end of rap conspiracy theories, including a widely thought belief that he had something to do with the death of Tupac Shakur. But in an interview on 'Jimmy Kimmel Live,' unearthed from 2003, Knight fuels another conspiracy -- that he might be behind the death of one of the most notorious rappers, Eazy-E. Continue reading…
Shia LaBeouf's love of rap music just reached a new height -- his upper, inner thigh. A scruffy Shia took a stroll in L.A. and showed off some new ink that looks like a janky nod to Tupac Shakur. 'Pac famously had "Thug Life" tatted across his…
"... beating Jay Z and Bob Dylan."Eminem came out on top having used 8,818 different words across his work, and takes a considerable lead over second place Jay Z, who has so far used 6,899 words.Tupac Shakur placed third with 6,596 words, Kanye West is fourth with 5,069 words, while Bob Dylan is at five with 4,883 words.
Eminem’s letter to Tupac Shakur’s mom expressed his love for the late rapper and also included an original drawing by Marshall Mathers, Eminem’s real name. Eminem penned an emotional letter to Shakur’s mom Afeni Shakur which is currently on display at the Tupac Amaru Shakur Center for the Arts in Stone Mountain, Georgia. Show More Summary
Eminem’s letter to Tpac’s mom, Afeni Shakur, is going viral once again since the authenticity of Eminem’s letter came under scrutiny on Reddit. Marshall Mathers’s record label, Shady Records, has confirmed it is indeed the work of the rapper’s hand, but it is the drawing that is also gaining some attention. Show More Summary
Will the real sweetheart please stand up? Marshall Mathers, a.k.aEminem, has always looked up to the legendary rap icons who came before him — namely Tupac (a.k.a. 2Pac) Shakur, whose career was tragically cut short when he was killed...Show More Summary
In an undated letter after Eminem broke out, the rapper penned a heartfelt letter to Afeni Shakur, Tupac's mom, and enclosed a drawing he'd made of the "California Love" rapper. "When I was feeling at my 'worst' (before fame, before Dre), I knew I could put that 'Tupac' tape in...
Eminem is one of the most influential rappers in hip-hop. Do you know who actually influenced the Detroit rhymer himself to rap? Apparently, Em was so enamored by Tupac Shakur that he actually sent his mother, Afeni Shakur, a letter. Continue reading…
Hussein Fatal, friend of Tupac Shakur and member of rap group The Outlawz died in a car wreck yesterday, aged 38. Little information has been released so far, but The Outlawz have confirmed Hussein’s death on Twitter, and other friends have paid tribute. Show More Summary
Rapper Hussein Fatal, a founding member of Tupac Shakur’s rap group the Outlawz, has reportedly died in a car accident in New Jersey on Saturday (July 11). He was 38 years old. Continue reading…
He has starred in feature films, television series, and Broadway and Off-Broadway plays. He starred as Tupac Shakur in the feature film, Notorious. He also played feature roles in 8 Mile, The Hurt Locker, Abraham Lincoln - Vampire Hunter, Million Dollar Baby, We Are Marshall, and most recently played the role of Falcon in Captain America. Show More Summary
Hologram USA, the company that created the much-discussed Tupac Shakur hologram for Coachella 2012, have announced a partnership with Patsy Cline’s estate for the first hologram tour featuring a country icon. Billboard reports that Cline hologram will be just one component of an interactive concert format launching in 2016 that will include “performance, commentary and […]