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Arsenio Hall on Tupac Murder in New Doc: ‘If Justin Bieber Had Gotten Shot in Tupac’s Car, We’d Know More’

It’s been almost 20 years since the still-unsolved murder of Tupac Shakur in Las Vegas, and a new documentary airing on the National Geographic Channel, titled The ’90s: The Last Great Decade?, will be the next to tackle it.

07/02/2014

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The Music of South Central L.A. Plays the Same, From Death Row to Bompton

Courtney Smith examines the resurgence of gangsta rap and its subtle differences and striking similarities to its hey day in the 90s. Has the climate of South Central LA changed in the last 20 years, and discovers the music reflects an unfortunately stagnant environment of violence and gang activity.

05/01/2014

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Saul Williams to Star in Tupac Musical

“Holler If Ya Hear Me” doesn’t include a Tupac lookalike, but it will feature Saul Williams in a starring role.

04/07/2014

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Tupac Biopic Finally Gets a New Director

The latest hire just so happens to be the guy who was originally supposed to take the job, John Singleton.

02/13/2014

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New Musical Inspired by Tupac Set to Debut on Broadway

Broadway has been home to shows that were inspired by the music of Billy Joel, Once and Motown, but this year marks the first time the music of a hip-hop legend is honored with its own musical.

01/09/2014

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Tupac Shakur Came This Close to Playing a Jedi In ‘Star Wars Episode 1: The Phantom Menace’

The intergalactic revelation came during a recent interview with Death Row Records’ former chief engineer, Rick Clifford.

01/08/2014

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Capital Cities Explains How They United Pink Floyd & Tupac For ‘Breathe’

Covering Pink Floyd’s “Breath” is no easy task. Capital Cities took a moment to explain the story behind the imaginative cover song and how Tupac contributed to the new sound.

05/07/2013

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Tupac Biopic Will Focus On Slain Rapper’s ‘Last Few Days’

The Tupac biopic that was announced in 2010, and has since dropped off the radar, is still in the works. Director Antoine Fuqua (Training Day), who has signed on for the project, recently breathed new life […]

03/14/2013

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What Message Is The Game’s ‘Gang Sign Tutorial’ Sending?

The Game makes no bones about his gang affiliations. The cover of his latest CD, Jesus Piece, features an image of his deceased brother, a Crip gang member who was shot to death in 1995. […]

02/27/2013

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Jukebox Jury: Should Artists’ Careers Continue After Death?

Welcome to Jukebox Jury, our new music debate show where experts face off and a jury of fans decides the winner. THE CASE: When our musical idols passed away in generations past, they left behind […]

02/05/2013

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