The press tour for the highly anticipated Tupac Shakur biopic All Eyez on Me continues as the cast, Demetrius Shipp Jr., Kat Graham (“Vampire Diaries”) and producer L.T. Hutton preps for the film’s premiere.

Stopping by the Windy City on Friday, June 9, Shipp, Hutton and Graham, who plays a young Jada Pinkett-Smith in the movie, talked with media in an intimate panel.

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The biopic, produced by Benny Boom, chronicles the true and untold story of legendary rapper, actor, poet and activist Tupac Shakur, played by Hollywood newcomer Shipp, from his early days in New York to his status as one of the world’s most recognized and influential voices.

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All Eyez on Me opens in theaters nationwide on what would have been Tupac’s 46th birthday, June 16.

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Photo credit: Marlon Taylor