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FX Announces Five Part Documentary Series About Tupac and Afeni Shakur

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FX Networks has announced the documentary series Outlaw: The Saga of Afeni and Tupac Shakur, a five-part series exploring the lives of Tupac Shakur and his mother Afeni, an author, activist, and former member of the Black Panther Party. Docu-series about Tupac Shakur and his mother, the fight for LGBTQ civil rights in America and […]

Former President of Iran Quotes Tupac to Troll the United States on Twitter

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Tupac’s back! This time in Iran! Well, not exactly, but the former president of Iran Mahmoud Ahmadinejad took to Twitter yesterday to take shots at the U.S. government on the 52nd anniversary of the birth of the Black Panther Party of Self Defense. One of the main objectives of the #BlackPantherParty was feeding the hungry; […]

Tupac Shakur Estate Settles 5-Year-Old Lawsuit, Wins Back Unreleased Music

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The five-year fight that began with ‘Pac’s mom is finally over and the Shakur estate has come out victorious. Back in 2013, Afeni Shakur sued Entertainment One in order to attain several of ‘Pac’s unreleased masters. It has been reported that the estate has settled the lawsuit and will gain possession of the recordings from […]

Revolutionary Love: Remembering Afeni Shakur

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The article was originally published in Issue #272 “The Life And Times Of Tupac Shakur” written by Chrystal Matthews This issue honors Tupac Shakur; the man, the artist and the transformative rapper for his contributions to Hip Hop music, lifestyle, culture and the entertainment industry as a whole. We respect Tupac for his bold lyrics […]

Tupac Bonds With his mother Afeni Shakur in new All Eyez On Me Film

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Two new clips have been released  from “All Eyez On Me” in honor of Mother’s Day. The clips portray the unbreakable bond Tupac and his mother Afeni Shakur shared throughout his livelihood. In the first clip, you can see a festive Christmas for young Tupac. Afeni, played by Danai Gurira, gifts her son with a […]

Afeni Shakur Blessed Oakland’s New Roses in Concrete School, Founding Member Karega Bailey Releases Video for “Hope Dealer”

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In 1991, Tupac Shakur released the heart grappling track, “Brenda’s Got A Baby.” It told the story of a young girl who’s environment got the best of her and left her for dead. Through Shakur’s eloquent descriptions of hopelessness in his community, he painted a powerful picture that desperately required hope. Twenty-five years later, the […]

Is Tupac’s Estate Now In Good Hands?

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After Afeni Shakur’s sudden and unexpected death on Monday night [May 2, 2016] there has been an increase in concern about Tupac’s estate. Before Afeni’s death she was the principle decision maker on behalf of her late son’s estate. One major cause of concern is due to the fact Afeni had just filed for divorce […]

A Tribute To The Life Of Mother & Activist Afeni Shakur

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The recently deceased Afeni Shakur was born Alice Faye Williams on January 22, 1947 in Lumberton, North Carolina. She moved to the Bronx, NY, when she was just 11 years old and attended the Performing Arts High School in Manhattan as an aspiring actress. In her late teens she was introduced to a man named […]

Afeni Shakur Is Getting Divorced With No Prenup; Husband Wants $10K A Month

It looks like Tupac Shakur‘s mom is getting divorced, and with no prenup, it’s going be a sticky situation. After a twelve-year marriage to Gust Davis and a year of separation, the late rapper’s mother has filed for divorce. In North Carolina, Afeni Shakur’s state of filing, property is divided on a case by case basis, […]

Michonne From ‘The Walking Dead’ Lands Major Role in Tupac Biopic

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If you weren’t all the way hyped for the Tupac biopic, this might peak your interest. The film, which is being directed by storied Hip Hop lensman Benny Boom, will feature Danai Gurira–known by many as the fearless, sword-wielding Michonne from AMC’s The Walking Dead–portraying Tupac’s mother, Afeni Shakur. Deadline reports that the biopic, titled All Eyez […]