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Tupac Shakur fans are hopeful that the late rapper’s estate will release new music after his official Instagram account teased something new. A surprising new release seemingly titled “1998” is set to drop this coming Saturday (Nov. 27.), and the announcement was made on Instagram on Tuesday, according to Complex. Word of the new track […]

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“From one icon to another” read a caption promoting a recent collaboration between Marvel’s Black Panther and the estate of slain rap star Tupac. But for followers and fans alike, there were questions about the correlation between the Marvel superhero and slain rap star, with many calling a co-tribute to the two a…

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Black History, Boxing, Hip-Hop, Jamie Foxx, Michael Jackson, Michael Jordan, Mike Tyson, Rape, Robin Givens, Sexual Assault, TLC, Tupac Shakur -

To stump Jamie Foxx? That takes a lot of work. But Mike Tyson pulled it off. The two celebrities have been connected for nearly 30 years, the boxer being a frequent and willing muse for Foxx. But recently they were discussing the actor’s long-anticipated, Martin Scorsese-directed biopic of the mercurial pugilist. During the conversation, Tyson, […]

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A previously unreleased manuscript further reveals the depths of rancor Tupac Shakur lived with in his final days. Less than a month before his murder in Las Vegas, ‘Pac famously recorded the final album of his life (not career), The Don Killuminati: The 7 Day Theory, within a week in August 1996. Released under the […]

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Anthony Hemingway, Music, Notorious B.I.G, Television, Tupac Shakur, Underground -

Tupac and Biggie and their untimely — and unresolved — deaths: Sadly, it’s a story we all feel we know so well. Turns out, there’s much that even the most nerdy of hip-hop fans don’t know. That’s where USA Network’s Unsolved: The Murders of Tupac and the Notorious B.I.G. comes in. Starting Tuesday night, the […]

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Black History, Black History Month, Hip-Hop, Music, Rap, Tupac Shakur -

Tupac Shakur’s 1993 sophomore album, Strictly 4 My N.-.-.-.A.Z., was his last “pure” album. The project predates the cultural controversies, his sexual assault case, his incarceration, the 1994 Quad Studio shooting and the Death Row era that became his life’s final chapter. Released Feb. 16, 1993, S4MN is a fluid, aggressive, emotional and erratic project […]

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PARK CITY, UTAH — Before the start of the panel about Unsolved: The Murders of Tupac and The Notorious B.I.G., a limited series coming to USA Networks on Feb. 27, a DJ blasted tracks that made both of the legendary rappers household names. More than 20 years after the genre-lifting rappers were killed, people are […]

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Blac Chyna, Boston Celtics, Chance The Rapper, Chicago, Donald Glover, Golden State Warriors, Jay-Z, Jayson Tatum, Markelle Fultz, Philadelphia 76ers, Rob Kardashian, Tupac Shakur, UFC, What Had Happened Was -

GAME. BLOUSES. Just two games into NBA summer league action, and Boston Celtics rookie small forward Jayson Tatum is already turning heads. In Monday’s Utah Jazz Summer League opener, the one-and-done product out of Duke, whom the Celtics took with the No. 3 pick in the draft last month, outdueled this year’s first overall selection, […]

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Jimmy Butler, Kendall Jenner, Kylie Jenner, Minnesota Timberwolves, NBA, Notorious B.I.G, Tupac Shakur, What Had Happened Was -

GAME. BLOUSES. Give them your cellphone number and they will come. That’s exactly what new Minnesota Timberwolves forward Jimmy Butler did at his introductory news conference on Thursday. While responding to a question about his leadership qualities with his previous team, the Chicago Bulls, the three-time All-Star shot back at his detractors and told them […]

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All Day, All Eyez On Me, Jada Pinkett Smith, Kevin Powell, Tupac Shakur -

Things did not get off to a great start for All Eyez On Me, the Tupac Shakur biopic that had been hotly anticipated for years. Ever since the death of Shakur’s mother, Afeni, last May, there were concerns about how her son’s legacy and likeness would be used. She was the main gatekeeper of his […]

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NEW YORK (AP) — A magazine writer has filed a copyright infringement lawsuit against the […]

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Tupac Shakur, who would have been 46 on June 16, to coincide the biopic “All […]

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It’s time to stop wondering who killed Tupac Shakur. America has spent the past two decades fishing at red herrings and inventing theories about how our brilliant brother could be gunned down on the Las Vegas Strip at age 25. The real answer is obvious, yet too many of us who love the culture avoid […]

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Atlanta Falcons, Cleveland Cavaliers, Golden State Warriors, Michael Vick, NFL, Tupac Shakur, What Had Happened Was -

GAME. BLOUSES. Welcome to retirement, Michael Vick. In a ceremony hosted by the Atlanta Falcons, the 36-year-old, along with former Falcons wideout Roddy White, was officially retired by the organization. The former quarterback and wide receiver didn’t sign one-day contracts with the teams, but the event served the same symbolic purpose, and Falcons owner Arthur […]

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All Eyez On Me, Golden State Warriors, Javale McGee, NBA Playoffs, Tupac Shakur -

All eyes will be on the Golden State Warriors as they attempt to clinch a 2017 NBA championship in Oracle Arena on Monday night. If the Warriors eliminate the Cleveland Cavaliers, their backup center JaVale McGee will be free to attend the national debut of the movie in which he made a financial investment, All […]

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Cover Stories, Death Row, Dr. Dre, Snoop Dogg, Suge Knight, Tupac Shakur -

Appropriately titled “Live From Death Row,” VIBE ’s February 1996 cover featured the already-notorious label’s faces: Dr. Dre, Snoop Dogg, Suge Knight and Tupac Shakur in a Goodfellas-inspired collage. To understand the significance of the cover image is to understand the chain of events that led to it — and to the label’s downfall shortly […]

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Coachella, Music, Tupac Shakur -

Expect me, n—a, like you expect Jesus to come back / Expect me … I’m coming. — Tupac Shakur on the “Outro” of his fourth posthumous album, Better Dayz (2002) The mood and scene were one and the same out in that empty Southern California field. Dark and ominous. A wind blew furiously as night […]

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By MESFIN FEKADU, AP Music Writer NEW YORK (AP) — Seattle rockers Pearl Jam, the late […]

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Culture, Music, Rock & Roll Hall of Fame, Tupac Shakur -

Tupac was never supposed to be Bishop. While waiting on a solo record deal in late 1990, the 2017 Rock & Roll Hall of Fame inductee decided to slide through a movie audition with fellow Digital Underground member Money-B. The call was for a movie titled Juice, and B’s audition was for the role of […]

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Tupac Shakur continues to rewrite hip-hop history 20 years following his death. ‘Pac joined Pearl Jam, Joan Baez, Electric Light Orchestra, Journey and Yes in the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame’s 32nd class. Acts become eligible 25 years following their first recording. Shakur’s debut album 2Pacalypse Now celebrated its quarter-century anniversary in 2016, making […]

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All Day, All Eyez On Me, Hip-Hop, Rap, Tupac Shakur -

The day that Tupac Shakur died, the rap world was forever changed, obviously. But the moment itself happened in a different way. It was 20 years ago, at a time when 24-hour news was still in what we’ll call its teenage phase of its now fully formed adult life span. If you weren’t sitting by […]

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Hip-Hop, Music, Rest In Peace, Tupac Shakur -

Sept. 13, 1996. It didn’t truly hit home until the following day. Having traveled to Philadelphia on Sept. 13 with my mother, grandmother and brother, we heard the news together on the radio — Tupac Shakur dead of gunshot wounds. I was 10. That Saturday, Sept. 14, my grandma’s cousin’s man, Arcenio, walked me to […]

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Latasha Harlins, Los Angeles, O.J. Simpson, O.J.:Made In America, Tupac Shakur -

Tupac Shakur would have been 45 years old had he survived the September 1996 drive-by shooting in Las Vegas. He died at 25 with no children — once saying he feared bringing a son or daughter into “such a corrupt world.” The rapper’s deep devotion to kids, however, was evident both in and out of […]

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All Day, Hip-Hop, Music, The Notorious B.I.G, Tupac Shakur -

Today is the birthday of Tupac Amaru Shakur, the legendary rapper who was gunned down in Las Vegas at the age of 25. He would have been 45 years old today, and in conjuction with the commemoration of his death, a trailer for the new biopic about his life All Eyez on Me (named after […]

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Movies, Music, Rest In Peace, Tupac Shakur -

From the introduction to 1998’s Tupac Shakur (Three Rivers), by the editors of VIBE magazine. Tupac made people uncomfortable. At his best, he called blacks and whites alike out on their complicity in a despicable system. He made thuggery-as-resistance appealing, urged us to be loud and wild and reckless. He was not trying to “rise […]

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Afeni Shakur Dead, Black Panther Tupac, Entertainment, Rapper Tupac Dead, Tupac Shakur, Tupac's Mom Dies -

Afeni Shakur Davis, mother of late rapper Tupac Shakur, has passed away at age 69. […]

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The legend that is Tupac Shakur is getting the museum treatment in Los Angeles right […]

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Word out of Hollywood is that filming will commence in June for one of the […]

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