tupac shakur

A reported $500,000 statue of Tupac Shakur is due to be erected in Georgia this September to honor the 21st anniversary of the rapper’s death, reports TMZ. After the previously named Tupac Amaru Shakur Center was sold in 2015 to Jim Burnett, the original statue of the artist was removed. Burnett — who now owns […]

USA Network has found its Tupac and Biggie for the upcoming pilot “Unsolved,” a true crime series that will chronicle the two major police investigations into the murders of rappers Tupac Shakur and Notorious B.I.G. Marcc Rose will play Tupac and newcomer Wavyy Jonez will play Biggie, according to Variety. Rose also played ‘Pac in […]

It seems that we are seeing a resurgence of the musical biopic. Films like Straight Outta Compton, the Miche’le biopic on Lifetime and the upcoming 3-part New Edition biopic on BET are just some examples proving that movies about musical figures, specifically black musical figures, are successful and in-demand these days. One of the most-anticipated […]

It may be hard to believe that, although 20 years have passed, the murders of hip-hop icons Tupac Shakur and Biggie Smalls remain unsolved. Sure there have been dozens of conspiracy theories as to who murdered the two young artists, and changed the face of hip-hop in the process, but traditional investigations have continuously proved […]

Despite the Obama administration’s mission to alleviate the health insurance market through the Affordable Care Act, also known as “Obamacare,” healthcare rates may rise up to nearly 35 percent in some parts of the U.S. for 2017.

It’s that time of year again, and as expected the nominees list for the 2017 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame was released and it features some of music’s greatest icons. The year’s nomination list includes the legendary icon herself (and future mommy-to-be), Janet Jackson, visionary and influential rapper Tupac Shakur and the incomparable Chaka […]

The long awaited biopic of Tupac Shakur is on it’s way and the trailer has us wanting to purchase our tickets right away!  The film is being directed by music video vet Benny Boom and is starring Demetrius Shipp Jr. that portrays such an uncanny resemblance to Tupac that it will make you look twice. The […]

Jada Pinkett Smith is mourning the loss of a woman she admired. The profound philanthropist posted a touching status about the passing of Afeni Shakur on Facebook. Jada and Afeni’s late son, rapper Tupac, shared a deep connection growing up. In a 2015 interview with Howard Stern, Jada revealed, “When you have two young people that […]

Mutulu Shakur, stepfather of rap legend Tupac Shakur, is eligible for parole.

Divorce inevitably becomes messy when a lot of money is involved. And unfortunately, Afeni Shakur, is seeing this first hand.

Straight Outta Compton set a high standard for the hip-hop biopics that will follow it. Meanwhile, the Tupac Shakur biopic is just trying to get off…

The hip-hop world has been abuzz following the release of Billboard’s “The 10 Greatest Rappers of All Time” list, which was published last Thursday (November…