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…
Previously unreleased recordings by Tupac Shakur will come out as new releases now that a new company has begun handling the late rapper's estate. Shakur's mother, Afeni, has been working with JAM, Inc. since 2013, according to Billboard, and has given the company access to everything in her collection. The company has...
BY MELISSA RUGGIERI LOS ANGELES — “Writing is such a lost art form. I hope when young kids see this, they can be inspired by the fact that he put pen to paper.” That’s Nwaka Onwusa, associate...
To talk about To Pimp A Butterfly, Kendrick Lamar’s new album, we need to talk about Tupac Amaru Shakur. Tupac is the ghosts that haunts To Pimp A Butterfly, and among so many other things, the LP functions as a piece of Pac hero-worship. Kendrick surprise-released the album a week early so that it would […]
Last night, Kendrick Lamar released his very good new album To Pimp a Butterfly pretty much out of nowhere, since it was due to come out next week. However, as Kendrick suggested on Twitter, it did come on the heels of a potentially significant date: the 20th anniversary of 2pac's 1995 album Me Against the World. Show More Summary
Imagine creating a work of art -- something that will truly stand the test the time -- but not being able to present your masterpiece to the public once it debuted. That is what Tupac Shakur faced upon the release of his third studio Continue reading…
File this under "Celebrity Couples You Never Knew Existed" -- Madonna once dated Tupac Shakur. The 56-year-old singer made the revelation on the Howard Stern Show Wednesday. The radio host asked about her feelings toward David Letterman because he thought she seemed "annoyed" during her "Late Show" appearances. Show More Summary
(instagram) Madonna made her first-ever appearance on The Howard Stern Show yesterday and the two spoke for 90 minutes about celebrity friends, raising her kids, dating Jean-Michel Basquiat and Tupac Shakur, her early years in New York during which time...
Billboard recaps: Did you know Madonna wrote "Vogue" in just a couple of hours? Or that she doesn't like being stoned? Or that she dated Tupac Shakur? (We really didn't know that one.) Well, she revealed that and much, much more in a...Show More Summary
Madonna strikes a pose on the couch while making an appearance on The Howard Stern Show on Howard Stern’s exclusive SiriusXM Channel Howard 100 at SiriusXM Studios on Wednesday (March 11) in New York City. The 56-year-old entertainer was on hand to promote her new album Rebel Heart and even chatted about dating the late [...]
In honor of Sam Simon, we take a look at some of the famous rappers and singers who paid a visit to the wacky world of Springfield. From 50 Cent to Pharrell Williams to Lionel Richie to even Tupac Shakur as a hologram, these artists and others poked fun at themselves on the show. Continue reading…
W+K Portland’s new spot for Powerade, entitled “Rose from Concrete,” stars Derrick Rose and features narration by Tupac Shakur. For the voiceover, W+K took audio from the song “Mamas Just A Little Girl,” released posthumously on the 2002 album Better Dayz. Show More Summary
Adding to their #PowerThrough campaign, Powerade debuted an inspiring commercial on Thursday with Derrick Rose as the subject, and poetry from Tupac Shakur as the backdrop. In the ad, the poem, “The Rose That Grew from Concrete,” is narrated by Tupac, who had written the verse when he was 19-years-old. Show More Summary
In this inspirational ad from Wieden + Kennedy for Powerade, a boy who represents a young Derrick Rose rides through the south side of Chicago to a voiceover by Tupac Shakur—the late rapper's first narration of a commercial. "You see, you wouldn't ask why the rose that grew from the concrete had damaged petals," Shakur says. Show More Summary
Chicago Bulls fans won’t be seeing Derrick Rose hoop for a few more weeks, but this powerful new commercial from Powerade should hold them down somewhat. The late Tupac Shakur’s The post Derrick Rose Stars in Powerade Ad Narrated By Tupac (VIDEO) appeared first on SLAMonline.
Chicago Bulls star Derrick Rose continues to deal with adversity. On Tuesday, the team announced he has a torn medial meniscus in his right knee, which he'll undergo surgery for Friday morning. As Rose prepares for another long road to recovery, Powerade is launching the # PowerThrough campaign. Show More Summary
Image Source In his 1998 hit single “Changes,” Tupac Shakur rapped, “Although it seems heaven sent, we ain’t ready to see a black president.” Little more than a decade later, in 2009, Barack Obama was sworn into the White House, making history as the first African American to head up the federal government. Show More Summary
Pac also brags about "tearing B.I.G a new ass" by selling five million records, and punctuates the thought with a smiley face. Nothing says "Thug Life" like a smiley face.
Days before the big Grammy Awards ceremony will be held at the Staples Center in Los Angeles, the exhibit All Eyez on Me: The Writings of Tupac Shakur debuted with an event that gathered those who were close with the legendary rapper before his untimely death. Show More Summary
Tupac Shakur never scored a Grammy, but more than 18 years after his death, the revered rapper’s legacy and short life is being celebrated with an exhibit at the Grammy Museum.